May 10th, 2013
07:45 AM ET

'He is dead to me,' Ohio suspect's daughter says

Seldom does a daughter use such harsh words to describe her own father.

Ariel Castro's daughter called him "the most evil, vile, demonic criminal" she ever heard of during a CNN exclusive interview Thursday.

"He is dead to me," Angie Gregg said of the father police say kidnapped, held captive, raped and beat three young women in Cleveland for about a decade.

She had known her "daddy" as a "friendly, caring, doting man."

Now shocked and in disbelief, Gregg says she never wants to see him again.

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  1. vikingwoman

    Poor woman! I bet her monsterous father never realized he'd essentially make her a victim, too! Or he just didn't care!!

    May 10, 2013 at 9:11 am | Report abuse |
  2. Blaarg

    This is how wife-beaters get away with murder. She knew he was violent and probably has thousands of stories of him being violent. His parents raised him that way. You can bet they are a family that is real big on "discipline".

    May 10, 2013 at 9:55 am | Report abuse |
    • Jane

      "She deserved it, it's a private matter, she's just a prostitute, etc. etc." Women don't need to be dismissed. We need to be protected. Men are bigger and stronger and MANY of them routinely use their superior strength to force us into submission. We need more women in political power and more women in law enforcement because it has been the tendency of men to look the other way when women are beaten, raped and otherwise subjected to "might makes right" treatment.

      May 10, 2013 at 10:57 am | Report abuse |
  3. saywhat

    she knew her daddy as "a friendly caring, & doting man". So where were the tell tale signs?
    The stats on abuse, torture, rape. murder & incarceration of females in our society are shameful.

    May 10, 2013 at 1:10 pm | Report abuse |
  4. saywhat

    blocked from commenting.

    May 10, 2013 at 1:11 pm | Report abuse |
  5. saywhat

    She also said that she knew her daddy"as a friendly, caring & doting man'?

    May 10, 2013 at 1:35 pm | Report abuse |
  6. saywhat

    This is what is scary & worrying, a facade of normalcy and an interior of vileness.

    May 10, 2013 at 1:36 pm | Report abuse |
  7. chrissy

    @ Blarrg that is just crap! My ex was a wife beater but his family were NOTHING like him!!!

    May 10, 2013 at 2:17 pm | Report abuse |
  8. saywhat

    Oh! @chrissy
    that is so heart rending to learn. My salute to you ma'am for pulling thru a relationship like that with courage. God knows how many are out there suffering.

    May 10, 2013 at 3:14 pm | Report abuse |
  9. BOMBO

    It's nice to see at least one decent person in that family. Apparently there is another daughter in jail 25 years for slitting her own baby's throat. The baby survived.

    May 10, 2013 at 3:39 pm | Report abuse |
  10. BOMBO

    Comment blocked. Just google the other daughter.

    May 10, 2013 at 3:40 pm | Report abuse |
  11. chrissy

    Its all good @ saywhat! My dad told me what dont kill you makes you stronger. In that case he was correct.

    May 10, 2013 at 4:45 pm | Report abuse |
  12. chrissy

    And i guarantee that will NEVER happen to me again. Lol in fact i pity the fool that even attempts it actually.

    May 10, 2013 at 4:48 pm | Report abuse |
  13. saywhat

    Thats the spirit@chrissy
    have a good one

    May 10, 2013 at 6:24 pm | Report abuse |
  14. chrissy

    You too @ saywhat and thank you. Lol ive been happily divorced for 28 years so that shows im serious about repeating my mistakes lmao.

    May 10, 2013 at 6:37 pm | Report abuse |
  15. banasy©

    “the most evil, vile, demonic criminal” is an opinion that is shared by the three victims, I am sure. What lurks behind closed doors?

    May 10, 2013 at 7:56 pm | Report abuse |
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