On May 6, 2013, the world was stunned by the news of a dramatic escape after 11 years in captivity. Three local girls – Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight – had been kidnapped by their school bus driver Ariel Castro while walking home from school. How had he managed to keep them hidden for so long? How had no one noticed during all that time?
Channel 5 has now produced an exclusive documentary exploring the events that led to this horrific kidnapping. Through exclusive interviews with those closest to Ariel Castro himself and footage of the locations where he kept his captives, this documentary offers a unique insight into one of the most shocking cases of modern times.
The film features interviews with people who knew Ariel Castro intimately, as well as those who lived on the same street but were completely unaware of what was going on underneath their noses. It explores how Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight endured torture and deprivation for over a decade before finally managing to escape from imprisonment and alert neighbors to their plight. It also reveals how they found strength in each other during these darkest days of their lives.
This extraordinary story is sure to inspire shock as viewers come face-to-face with details surrounding the kidnap itself and what happened after. This gripping account is guaranteed to leave you enthralled as you’re taken behind closed doors into an unimaginable reality hidden away from public scrutiny for 11 long years.
Watch ‘The Untold Story: Inside The Kidnapping Of Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus And Michelle Knight’ on Channel 5 today! Be prepared to be both shocked and moved as you hear first-hand accounts from those closest to this harrowing case that shook the nation – don’t miss it!