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Ohio suspect Castro is girl's father

The man accused of holding three women hostage for a decade or more fathered the child who was also rescued from the house, authorities have confirmed.

The man accused of holding three women hostage for a decade or more fathered the child who was also rescued from the house, authorities have confirmed.

Ariel Castro, 52, has been charged with the kidnapping and rape of Amanda Berry, 27, Gina DeJesus, 23 and Michelle Knight, 32.

A DNA test proved Ms Berry's six-year-old daughter, born in captivity, was his child, investigators said.

Alistair Leithead reports.