Tag Archives: False imprisonment

NEIGHBOURS RAN TO HER RESCUE – Tuesday July 2 2013

– The latest violent crime to shock our city has a chilling similarity to the most terrible one of recent times. Less than a year after Jill Meagher was taken from a street by a fiend who then brutally ended … Continue reading

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THREE JAILED AFTER VENGEANCE ATTACKS – Saturday May 25 2013

– A Melbourne judge has imposed long prison terms on three men for their “primitive and lawless” notions of vengeance and punishment inflicted on a kidnap victim. Judge Felicity Hampel told the men the world they and their victim had … Continue reading

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DNA SHOWS ACCUSED KIDNAPPER FATHERED CHILD BORN IN CAPTIVITY – Sunday May 12 2013

– As the last of the three women imprisoned in a Cleveland home was released from hospital, it was revealed the DNA tests confirmed their accused abductor, Ariel Castro, fathered the girl found with them in captivity. Michelle Knight, 32, … Continue reading

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CLEAVING TO HOPE – Saturday May 11 2013

– Louwana Miller never stopped fighting for her daughter, Amanda Berry, who disappeared in Cleveland in April 2003, the day before her 17th birthday. In the days after Amanda’s abduction, authorities believed she may have run away, and local media … Continue reading

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DEATH PENALTY POSSIBLE IN KIDNAP CASE – Saturday May 11 2013

– As more grim details emerge about the long captivity of the three women rescued from imprisonment in a dilapidated home in Cleveland, prosecutors said they would seek murder charges, potentially carrying the death penalty, against Ariel Castro, accusing him … Continue reading

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ONE BROTHER CHARGED WITH KIDNAP AND RAPE – Friday May 10 2013

– A 52-year-old bus driver has been charged with the kidnap and rape of three young women who were imprisoned in his Cleveland home. One of the captives gave birth to a daughter during the decade they spent in Ariel … Continue reading

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BACK FROM THE PRESUMED DEAD – Thursday May 9 2013

– The internet is having a love affair with Charles Ramsay, the man who helped Amanda Berry break down the door of the Cleveland house where she said she was being held captive, along with two other women. All three … Continue reading

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CROWN WORKER DENIES SHIELDING HIGH-ROLLER ACCUSED OF ASSAULT – Tuesday May 7 2013

– A Crown employee yesterday denied changing his story to protect a high-roller accused of groping a pregnant colleague in a lift. A jury has heard marketing manager Herbert Jia told police he saw businessman Xiangcai Yun pull the woman … Continue reading

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COLD. CUNNING. CRUEL. – Saturday May 4 2013

– The world is undoubtedly a better place without paedophile Robert Keith Knight. He did his inevitable future victims a favour last week by jumping to his death from an upper floor in his prison unit shortly before he was … Continue reading

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DNA AIDS IN ’82 RAPE – Friday March 29 2013

– A man has been charged over a 30-year-old gang rape after police linked his DNA to the crime using tests not available at the time. The man, now 47, and three other unknown men took turns raping a young … Continue reading

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