Amanda Berry, 27, visited her mother’s grave on Monday, May 13, in Ohio, her uncle revealed. Amanda’s mom, Louwana Miller, died in 2006 at the age of 43 after being hospitalized for pancreatitis. Others say she died of a broken heart after Amanda was abducted in 2003.
Amanda Berry, Michelle Knight and Gina DeJesus were kept indoors for nearly ten years while being held captive inside Ariel Castro‘s house of horrors. However, little Jocelyn Berry was occasionally taken out in public. Did Ariel favor the 6-year-old over the other victims? Our expert Steven Orenstein says in no way did this alleged monster treat his daughter well.
Two Cleveland residents, Jasmina Baldrich and Ashley Colon, thought they were being pulled over by police on May 6. In fact, they just happened to be in front of Ariel Castro’s house at the exact moment that Cleveland police raided it, and the two girls caught the whole thing on tape.
Rick Sanchez says he was inside Ariel Castro’s home, before Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight escaped, but he never picked up a hint of the home’s hidden dungeon and the captured women inside. However, now that the crime has been revealed, he does remember a few outlandish details about the home.
When Amanda Berry escaped Ariel Castro‘s torturous basement on May 6 with her precious daughter Jocelyn, 6, many questioned the paternity of the little girl who had been born in captivity. On May 10, the Ohio attorney general’s office confirmed that Ariel was in fact the biological father of the little girl.
Gina DeJesus‘ mother, Nancy Ruiz, revealed the tearful moment she first saw her kidnapped daughter, Gina, now 23, after 9 long years of not knowing if she was dead or alive.
After vanishing approximately ten years ago, Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were amazingly found alive in their kidnapper’s home. A neighbor, Charles Ramsey, overheard Amanda yelling for help, and discovered the three women at Ariel Castro‘s home, where they had been locked in a basement for ten years.