Found alive - girls who vanished years ago turn up in Cleveland home
Tue, 07 May 2013 01:04:45 GMT —
Cleveland Police say they've discovered Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus and a third woman named Michelle Knight, all of whom have been missing for years.
A Cleveland woman who was missing for a decade and was found with two other missing women has told police she was kidnapped but is "free now."
On a recorded 911 call Monday, Amanda Berry said she had been taken by someone and pleaded for police officers to arrive at the home on Cleveland's west side before he returned.
She told the dispatcher: "I've been kidnapped, and I've been missing for 10 years. And I'm here. I'm free now."
Amanda was last seen April 21, 2003 leaving her job at a local Burger King restaurant. Her mother, Louwanna Miller, passed away in March of 2006. Gina DeJesus, then 14, disappeared April 2, 2004, while walking home from school.
Police say Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michele Knight have been taken to a hospital to reunite with relatives and seem to be in good health.
Police say a 52-year-old man was arrested. There's no immediate word on charges. Police plan a news conference Tuesday.
(Information from the Associated Press was used in this article)