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Old 07.05.2013, 07:26
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3 Ohio Women found alive after disappearing almost 10 years

Crazy story - 3 women who were abducted at different times since 2000 have been found alive in the same city where they went missing - Cleveland.

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013...-a-decade?lite

Not a lot of news out about it just yet - will be interesting to hear how they were able to keep them in captivity so long. I think there are young children who were born while the women were held in captivity, and I think I heard on BBC that the 3 men are brothers...
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Old 07.05.2013, 08:38
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Re: 3 Ohio Women found alive after disappearing almost 10 years

What an amazing story.
It's very sad that the mother of one of the girls died without knowing what happened to her daughter.
I hope they can all get some kind of normal life when all of this dies down.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...se-DECADE.html
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Re: 3 Ohio Women found alive after disappearing almost 10 years ago

it is very sad...sick and scary and amazing. I am interested to hear some of the details. I can't imagine being held captive, having a child there and never being able to go outside. Can't imagine it at all!

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Re: 3 Ohio Women found alive after disappearing almost 10 years

Some men out there are really, really sick.
Having a woman at their disposal, like a slave....is this possible and the neighbors or any other relative, friends, whatever...never notice anything? For 10 years?
I remember the case of the sick Austrian who held captive his own daughter for years, and the wife never noticed anything, never went to the basement...
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Old 07.05.2013, 10:47
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Re: 3 Ohio Women found alive after disappearing almost 10 years

listen to the 911 call, it was terrible. the operator was like "oh, you've been kidnapped for 10 years? ok, we'll send a car when one becomes available. just wait there. kthnxbye."
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listen to the 911 call, it was terrible. the operator was like "oh, you've been kidnapped for 10 years? ok, we'll send a car when one becomes available. just wait there. kthnxbye."
Terrible crime. Thank God the women got out.

Why are these calls made public? It's a private call asking for help and not a media tool to sell more papers.
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Old 07.05.2013, 11:12
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Re: 3 Ohio Women found alive after disappearing almost 10 years

Apparently, it was a neighbor who heard one of the women screaming for help. I'm curious what exactly happened or changed that allowed this woman to finally be able to scream for help.
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Re: 3 Ohio Women found alive after disappearing almost 10 years

it's crazy... like in the movies...
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Re: 3 Ohio Women found alive after disappearing almost 10 years

It's an awful story. The idea that it is cool to keep slaves seems to be very much alive in some people's minds.
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Re: 3 Ohio Women found alive after disappearing almost 10 years

Very sad to see this is still happening on a global scale. On a positive note they will be able to write a book about there experiences like others have done previously to at least have some future comforts in life. Psychological issues will be difficult but let's hope they can battle through these and go on to lead a 'normal' life.
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Re: 3 Ohio Women found alive after disappearing almost 10 years

This, along with other cases such as that of Jaycee Dugard, shows that there is always hope that a missing person can be found.
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Re: 3 Ohio Women found alive after disappearing almost 10 years

Charles Ramsey is my pin up of the day, such a happy dude telling his story as it happened, having been searching around the net for different recording of him.

Great news these women are now free.

Lets hope more people in similar situations get their freedom to.
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Charles Ramsey is my pin up of the day, such a happy dude telling his story as it happened, having been searching around the net for different recording of him.

Great news these women are now free.

Lets hope more people in similar situations get their freedom to.

"I knew there was something wrong when a pretty little white girl runs to a black man's arms" - lol

Good job by Charles.


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Old 07.05.2013, 14:43
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"I knew there was something wrong when a pretty little white girl runs to a black man's arms" - lol

Good job by Charles.


there is also one of him on a 911 call separate to the one that Amanda Berry made. Unfortunately it was one of a series of 16 videos on Yahoo & not able to cut and paste without listening to the whole lot again.

Hope to see more of him, maybe some chat shows, he is a natural.
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Old 07.05.2013, 14:55
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Re: 3 Ohio Women found alive after disappearing almost 10 years

That really must the funniest witness account ever...

"I was just sittin' here eatin' my McDonald's."

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Re: 3 Ohio Women found alive after disappearing almost 10 years

great advertising for McDonalds. they should give him free food for the rest of his life.

here's another interview with him

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBu4JDic95U
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Re: 3 Ohio Women found alive after disappearing almost 10 years

If you take a look at the three kidnapper brothers, you'd have to question why such good looking dudes had to rob these three young women of 10 years of their lives?

No wait, they're butt ugly and couldn't afford to buy a gal dinner or a movie ticket. Sick psychos.

I guess there are a few Austrians out there now thinking proudly: "See? It's not always us ....".

Lock up these criminals and throw away the key, keep them in solitary, no access to the outside world, no creature comforts. They stole lives and time and that's something that these traumatized women will never get back.

Edit: I clearly owe a personal apology to the two (still ugly) brothers who had absolutely nothing to do with the despicable actions of their beastly brother. Just in case anyone in the legal profession wants to sue my butt.
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Why are these calls made public? It's a private call asking for help and not a media tool to sell more papers.
Freedom of Information Act. They can redact certain info before releasing, but by law it has to be released unless a court says it can remain sealed. The idea is to keep law enforcement more accountable by having recordings of what was said available. I guess. I also agree it's usually used for sensationalism more than accountability.

As for how they kept the women locked up, I think having 3 guys and (apparently) chains hanging from the ceiling contributed. Imagine, the women were less than 5 miles from where they were abducted! Sickos. Throw the book at them.
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Apparently, it was a neighbor who heard one of the women screaming for help. I'm curious what exactly happened or changed that allowed this woman to finally be able to scream for help.
Another neighbour regularly saw the little girl looking out of a window ( born in captivity to one of the women ) - and often wondered why the guys had a child who never went out - but did NOTHING about it. Beggars belief.
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Re: 3 Ohio Women found alive after disappearing almost 10 years

I guess I'm a little confused by the hero's interviews. He says that only one guy was living in the house next to him, but three men were arrested.
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