“Sheer torture” Michelle Knight tells of her captivity by Ariel Castro – BBC News

Michelle Knight, one of three women who were held captive for 11 years by Ariel Castro, has spoken to the BBC about her brutal experience.

Ms Knight, Gina DeJesus and Amanda Berry were held together by Castro, who was imprisoned for life for the crimes. He committed suicide in prison last September.

Speaking to the BBC’s Gavin Esler, Michelle Knight described her time in the house as “sheer torture”.

But she said she was trying to put the past behind her and was looking forward to the future.

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