Shudder to think.
More details are emerging about the horrifying conditions these three women – Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight — withstood while allegedly imprisoned by three brothers, Ariel Castro, Pedro Castro, and Onil Castro. The Castro brothers are expected to be formally charged today.
In an interview with USA Today, Khalid Samad, a former assistant safety director for the city who now works for a crime prevention non-profit, said that law enforcement officials told him that they found chains in the house, which they believe the women were attached to for long periods of time, and that the women were beaten while pregnant, all but one of the unborn children not surviving. Amanda Berry was rescued along with her daughter Jocelyn, 6, whose biological father is allegedly one of the Castro brothers.