Suspect in Cleveland missing women case helped neighbors look for girl

CLEVELAND (AP) - Neighbors say one of three brothers in custody after three women were found alive in his Cleveland home passed out fliers and joined in the search for one of the girls nearly a decade ago.

They say the man also attended a candlelight vigil just a year ago to remember the girl and comforted the girl's mother.

Ariel Castro and his brothers are in jail but haven't been charged in the missing-persons case. They could appear in court as early as Wednesday morning.

A 911 call led police to his house near downtown Cleveland where the three women, who disappeared over several years, were found Monday.

The women have been reunited with joyous family members but they remain in seclusion.

A relative of the brothers says their family is "totally shocked." The three are expected to be formally charged Wednesday.

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