Authorities reveal what happened to women in Cleveland home

By Peggy Sinkovich for WJW

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cleveland police said they they found a letter written by Ariel Castro inside his home detailing his involvement with the three women.

According to our Cleveland sister station WJW, the letter is one of several items police now have as evidence.

WJW reported authorities have confiscated ropes and chains that were in the house.

The three women, Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, were rescued from an Ohio home Monday.

WJW - Home on Seymour Ave. where Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were held hostage

WJW – Home on Seymour Ave. where Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were held hostage

Amanda’s 6-year-old daughter was also rescued.

Ariel, Pedro and Onil Castro were arrested shortly after the women were rescued.

Only Ariel was charged.

He’s charged with kidnapping and rape.

Sources said Ariel Castro did take Berry’s daughter out of the house, even to visit his mother and to a playground.

Sources also told our sister station WJW that when Castro would have people at his home, he would bring the women upstairs to the attic, tie them up and tape their mouths.

He would also then play music extremely loud.

Friends and relatives of the suspects said they had no clue.

“All I can say to Gina, to Amanda, to Michelle is on behalf of the Castro family, we are so sorry for everything you went through,” Maria Castro said, a cousin of Ariel. “We’re sorry for everything you suffered. I am a mom and I can’t even imagine.”

The women were also allegedly beaten and forced to have sex.

Sources also said Berry delivered her baby inside the house.