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Ramsey was eating in his home south of downtown Cleveland when he heard screaming next door and went to investigate. That's when he saw Amanda Berry, a woman who went missing 10 years ago, and a young child. Berry was shouting for help and trying to get outside.
"I go on the porch and she said 'Help me get out. I've been here a long time.'" Ramsey said.
He and another witness then broke the bottom of the door and freed the inhabitants. Inside the house were two other missing women: Gina Dejesus, who disappeared in 2004, and Michele Knight, who went missing in 2002.
Ramsey used his cellphone to call 911; click here to listen to the exchange (Warning: Graphic language).
When he handed the phone to Berry, she told the 911 dispatcher: "I've been kidnapped, and I've been missing for 10 years. And I'm here. I'm free now."
Ramsey told WEWS-TV that he was stunned by the news that these women had been held captive next door.
Source: Black Voices