Amanda Berry disappeared from Cleveland, Ohio on April 21, 2003. Another teenager, Georgina DeJesus, disappeared from the same city on April 2, 2004. Although the girls didn't know one another, they disappeared within blocks of each other and authorities believed their cases were connected.
Amanda Berry was 16 years old at the time of her disappearance and was abducted on her way home from work at Burger King. She was kidnapped by Ariel Castro and took her into his house and she was held captive there for 10 years. She was held along with Michelle Knight and Georgina "Gina" DeJesus. She escaped on May 6, 2013. Amanda Berry had a daughter by her captor on December 25, 2006 to a girl name Jocelyn.