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The -- -- -- back -- -- on the docket today the case of these three Ohio women.
Who were kept hostage inside a home in Cleveland for three years -- ten years and are now free.
Two of them were -- when they were just teenagers.
The third we believe was about twenty years old.
There -- alleged captors three Brothers are now in custody and facing charges in fact we could hear those charges any moment now.
Could others have known however about their alleged crimes could this have been done without others knowing.
And about the horrific imprisonment of these women.
Turning now to discuss it Fox News legal analyst Mercedes -- and former prosecutor faith Jenkins.
So I have a lot of wanna get through with you and that is first let me ask you is a former prosecutor faith.
What charges you think we're likely to see brought at least initially against history.
Initially I think you're going to see multiple counts of kidnapping and under these facts -- and it's going to be a felony in the first degree so felony of first degree kidnapping.
For these guys in addition to that it appears that there's going to be some sexual assault charges even if it's not initially -- an initial complaint I think -- the investigation goes forward.
-- based on what we're hearing it's a likely get out these these women were sexually assaulting over the course of these years.
Yeah and given and given that I could just let's just start with that I'll stick with you on this -- Kidnapping at least three counts and rape it would it would be multiple counts and every top every time after it would count a -- -- If all three of them were involved in that are all 380s looking at life in prison.
Absolutely -- and -- you're looking at a minimum.
Fifteen years in prison -- -- -- I think in a case like Easter went to look at.
I think this is that won't run consecutively which is one after the other so even if a prosecutor -- -- offer some kind of deal.
-- for the simple fact of not leaking these.
Women have to testify -- -- court of law.
Against these guys -- your Steele looking at consecutive senior -- out eight.
Any of these guys will see the light of day again at the facts I continue to come out as they have been today about this case.
What about now it it's it was aerial Castro's home when he appears to be the main guy but the Brothers are also under arrest for -- I don't know exactly what their role is but you know I think we.
Are all making some assumptions like they've got those two fanning embers that other -- I mean is it possible these women win it for ten years and no other family members knew.
How odd it would be if in fact Errol -- -- son interviewed the mother of one of the of the captives interviewed her and wrote a paper on it could do the journal of the major college.
So how is it that this son apparently there's biggest -- the one of the captives -- -- And aerial Castro or family friends and so heat the sun actually went and spoke to the mother of -- as soon as -- I did -- but really how.
Larry I'm and I don't know that he was living with aerial -- -- had a relationship with him even this I don't know about that some but I do won as best.
If they can prove a family member or friend had knowledge -- of the girls in that basement and the women and they became women over the course.
Could they be charged -- -- So Little League eaters and a bettors I mean they're the ones that allowed this they knew of the crime they may have assisted in the crime.
Haters and -- and they can be charged equally with the same charges that the cast her Brothers of -- I want to ask you -- others -- -- -- NBC local news report that at least five pregnancies occurred and the way you described is that.
That the BBs did not survive now what does that mean babies were born alive if they work could there be murder charges in this case that's next stay with.
All right so again this is a local NBC news report from the area citing quote several police forces.
Sources who say that they that up to five pregnancies.
Resulted during this time frame.
And yet we only have one baby who is now six years old and so my question -- you -- they're saying it is unclear what happened.
Following those pregnancies.
If we had babies born alive.
That that were harmed.
When you look at a possible murder charges -- -- not.
Right and it's a prosecutor in this case may I would be so a bracket I would pursue felony murder charges if these babies were born -- in -- -- died they did so while he's while this individual these individuals were in the commission of a felony.
Which is rate.
And kidnapping so -- with the charges that I would perceive me -- -- I days.
You're you're so happy if -- -- if these girls are back with their families that justice can never really be done as a prosecutor you want to absolutely be.
As aggressive as he can't.
Right you can't give my -- -- respecting give their child has their freedom their peace of mind their mental health received my last question for you are -- defend against these charges for the defense attorney.
Keep this man these men alive is really what it is -- -- you can't possibly -- say well there aren't saying camping thing for ten years this is not them suddenly they came up of that hat.
This is something we're just gonna try to keep them alive why can't -- it seemed like ten years why can't they go in there say they're crazy they runs it runs in the family but you know they they can.
Drive that'll be left out of court only 2% of these insane type defenses are actually suspect successful 2%.
So did to have something like this to come forward I mean I've seen cases where they'll come forward and say hey by the way -- confess about consent really these people were tied down how could -- possibly be consent for rape.
How can they possibly have allowed themselves to be treated like animals for ten years because somehow they consented -- this relationship last -- to come up.
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Do you think they'll strike a deal to spare the women that the pain -- testify.
I think it's possible but I don't think they'll be a deal if if these -- Will it somehow be subjected to delete anything less than -- perhaps that's right and analyzing policy panel thank you so much we'll be right next.
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