Childhood in prison: the history of the children stay long at the maniacs
These horror stories about children who spent many years in captivity, confirm that no one is immune. But it is always possible to reduce the risk of abduction: it is very important to teach children not to go with strangers. In addition, we must remember that often the kidnappers are friends or family members.
Fusako Sano - 9 years and 2 months to
The Little Japanese woman Fusako was only nine when she was kidnapped in 1990. The 28-year-old Nobuyuki Sato, who lives with his mother. Fusako he held the room on the second floor. His house is located just 200 meters from the police station.
During the first few months Fusako remained connected. Sato systematically beat the girl and threatened her with a knife. As the "method of punishment" maniac I used the Taser. Sato cut the girls hair and put it in his clothes. Although the room door never locked, Fusako never tried to escape: first she was too scared to run, and then just lost power.
Nine years later Sato's mother went to the police with complaints of strange and violent behavior of his son. Fusako found, and Sato was sentenced to 14 years in prison. The girl was never able to recover from their confinement, her mind was the mind of the child forever.
Amanda Berry, Gina Dehesus and Michelle Knight - 10 years and 9 months
Michel was the first girl who was abducted by Ariel Castro in 2002. She was 21 years old. After 8 months the abduction joined Amanda Berry, who was captured in just a day before his 17th birthday. The last girl, 14-year-old Gina Dehesus Ariel grabbed a year later. Ariel tricked Michelle to her house when she is sent to the court for a hearing on the custody of her son, Joey. Due to the fact that Michelle was old enough, the police had not thrown all forces to find her. Ariel fed his captive only three days later. All this time he beat her and raped. Michelle became pregnant five times, but every time there were miscarriages due to constant beatings and starvation.
When Michelle joined Amanda Berry Ariel chained it to Michelle. Berry pregnant, Michelle Knight helped his girlfriend to have a baby. When a year later became the third prisoner Gina Dehesus, the police did not announce a high degree of anxiety, because there were no witnesses to the abduction.
In April 2013, Berry was able to dokrichatsya neighbors when Ariel had forgotten to lock one of the doors. Berry and her 6-year-old daughter could make a hole in the door and escape. Berry called 911 and said, "Save. My name is Amanda Berry. I was kidnapped 10 years ago. Now I'm here. I am free".
The same day Castro was arrested and sentenced to a thousand years in prison, but a month later he was found hanged in his cell.
Jaycee Dugard - 18 years and 2 months
Jaycee Dugard was just 11 when she was kidnapped on the way home from school. It was 1991. The kidnapper named Phillip Garrido stunned girl stun. He was assisted by his wife, Nancy, who has decided to take Jaycee "a gift" to her husband.
The couple took her to his home, took off her clothes, handcuffed, girl wrapped in a blanket and thrown into a cramped room with soundproofing. Jaycee held in handcuffs week - his wife fed her and gave her milk shakes. A few days later Philip dragged Jaycee into the shower and raped. After months of Jaycee was transferred to a room that was a little more, and chained to the bed. Phillip Garrido was often "stoned" - once he was in prison, and the jailer girl became his wife, Nancy.
In 13 years, Jaycee became pregnant for the first time, only Garrido began to give her a warm meal. Three years later she gave birth to a second daughter. The kidnappers forced Jaycee to talk to girls, that their real mother was Nancy, and she - just their older sister.
When Jaycee found 18 years later, she refused to tell what happened to her after all these years. It is surprising that while Jaycee rose educated and open girl - like her daughter. In 2011, the family Garrido was convicted of kidnapping and rape. Philip was sentenced to 431 year in prison, Nancy "escaped" 34 years. Jaycee taken not to come to the court decision.
Elizabeth Frittsl - '24
Electricians Australia Joseph Frittsl kept his own daughter for 24 years in captivity. With 11 years he beat and raped her. Locked her in the basement when that turned 18, he immediately declared the girl wanted, but later lied to the police announcing that Elizabeth wrote to him and said that it is now going to live separately.
During the conclusion of Elizabeth I gave birth to the father of seven children. Three of them have never left the basement: Kerstin daughter lived there 19 years, son of Stefan - 18, son of Felix - 5. One child died shortly after birth, deprived of adequate medical care. The remaining children from the cellar Frittsl endured in its infancy. Somehow he managed to adjust the situation so that others believe: "prodigal daughter" throws grandchildren parents.
eldest daughter Elizabeth Kerstin fell seriously ill in 2008. Elizabeth insisted on medical examination. At Kerstin it was found severe kidney failure, and doctors demanded her medical card. mother's presence was also required. Frittsl presented a letter from her daughter: that she wished to remain in the sect, while the fate of Kerstin she did not care. But the letter has caused suspicion. Frittsl, under pressure from the police and the press, brought Elizabeth to the hospital and was immediately arrested. When she promised that she would not return to her father, she told all about his 24-year imprisonment. Joseph Frittsl was sentenced to life imprisonment in a special prison facility for the mentally ill.