June 18th, 2013
09:32 PM ET

Officials: Two held captive in Ohio for 2 years; suspects threatened victims with dogs and snakes

For the second time in two months we are hearing about people being held against their will in Ohio. This time a woman and child were allegedly held for a period of two years. 

Feds charge 3 in Ohio slavery case

According to federal authorities a disabled woman and her daughter were allegedly held in an apartment in Ashland, Ohio, which is about 60 miles south of Cleveland.

They say the two were forced to do manual labor while their captors kept them compliant by threatening them with dogs, and poisonous snakes. Three people have been arrested and charged with forced labor.

Outfront tonight: Steven Dettelbach is the U.S. attorney for the northern district of Ohio.

Filed under: Crime • News
soundoff (No Responses)

Post a comment


CNN welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Service.