Women rescued in Cleveland

Key points

  • Three young women who vanished about a decade ago in the US state of Ohio have been found in good health in Cleveland
  • Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were rescued from a house by a neighbour who heard screams
  • A six-year-old girl, believed to be Amanda Berry's daughter, was also found at the house
  • Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson says many questions now need answering, including how the women remained undetected for so long
  • Ariel Castro, 52, and two of his brothers aged 50 and 54 have been arrested in connection with the case
  • All times EDT (GMT -4)

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  • Michael Hirst 
  • Jon Kelly 
  • Stephen Fottrell 

Last updated 7 May 2013

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