That fear kept them from ever attempting to escape. What if he killed everybody?
Watch the exclusive interview, "Captive: Berry, 29, and Looking for a Cleveland girl or merican, 25, were abducted in andrespectively, as teens. For years, the women endured unimaginable abuse as they were chained, starved and tortured by Castro, but they still maintained their strength and kept their hope alive. Then, tirl May Ckeveland,they finally found the courage and opportunity to make their escape in the most unexpected way: For the first time in 10 years, Berry said, she found her bedroom door unlocked without Castro around.
Downstairs, the front door was open but wired with an alarm. Beyond it, the storm door was padlocked shut, ro Berry was still able to squeeze out an arm.
Finish kicking it out, and you can get out. After kicking the way out for her and Jocelyn, Berry had Ramsey calland she spoke to the operator. I will never know.
Hearing the banging on the door, DeJesus said she thought Berry fod been caught by Castro and talked Knight out of running to Berry. We could do this. When DeJesus told police what her name was, she said it was the first time she had heard her name in five years.
Castro had made the three women use different names. After 10 long years of darkness, the flashing lights were so bright that it hurt their eyes.
You brought my baby back home. I could just feel her love. Castro, 53, was sentenced to life plus 1, years in prison on Aug.
He was found dead in his prison cell after committing suicide by hanging on Merifan. Until one day, Berry said, she saw an opportunity to run.
A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland," was released on April 27,