Castro victim returns to Cleveland neighborhood
Written by Associated Press   
Saturday, 03 August 2013 07:21

CLEVELAND (AP) — Residents of the Cleveland neighborhood where three women were held captive for a decade say one of the women visited the neighborhood and expressed her wish that a park and a statue of an angel replace the home where Ariel Castro beat and raped them.

WEWS television station (http://bit.ly/1ehhTi5) reports that 32-year-old Michelle Knight thanked neighbors for their support and smiled and took pictures with well-wishers on Friday, a day after she spoke in court at Castro's sentencing.

Castro pleaded guilty to the crimes last week and was moved Friday from jail to an Ohio prison to begin serving his sentence of life without parole, plus 1,000 years.

His house, a drive-by attraction, has been fenced off and under police guard since the women escaped in May. It will be demolished.

___

Information from: WEWS-TV, http://www.newsnet5.com


Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

 

Front Page Stories

Marriage not for everyone anymore
04/18/2014 | KAREN NADLER COTA, Sentinel Lifestyles Editor
article thumbnail

Dr. Gary Lee speaking at BGSU Thursday evening. (Photo: Shane Hughes/Sentinel-Tribune)
 [ ... ]


ReadyCare moving to BGSU site
04/18/2014 | ALEX ASPACHER, Sentinel Staff Writer
article thumbnail

New patients will be matriculating at the Falcon Health Center next month.
Wood C [ ... ]


Other Front Page Articles