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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Ohio Missing Women Found

Amanda Berry, left, and Georgina "Gina" Dejesus. (AP/FBI)

Amanda Berry, left, and Georgina “Gina” Dejesus. (AP/FBI)

A Cleveland police official says a 6-year-old girl found in the house where three missing women were kept for years is the daughter of one of them.

A frantic 911 call led police to a house near downtown Cleveland, where the three women were found Monday.

Police say Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were held inside the house since they were in their teens or early 20s.

Cleveland police Deputy Chief Ed Tomba says the girl is believed to be Amanda Berry’s daughter.

Knight disappeared in 2002, Berry in 2003 and DeJesus about a year after that.

Officials say three brothers, ages 50 to 54, are in custody.

Guest:

  • David C. Barnett, reporter with WCPN in Cleveland

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