Caren Ramirez

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Suspect: I'm Glad Shackled Teen Escaped

Woman says aunt chained boy to table and beat him daily

(Newser) - A woman charged with the kidnapping and torture of a teenage boy says she's glad he managed to escape her California home, News10 reports. Kelly Lau  said she invited the boy and his aunt, Caren Ramirez, to stay with her temporarily, but they never left. Ramirez kept the boy chained... More »

Aunt Arrested in Case of Tortured Calif. Teen

Woman had lived on and off with couple previously charged

(Newser) - California police have arrested the aunt of the teen who escaped from a house where he was apparently being held prisoner, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Caren Ramirez was found in Berkeley and handed over to police in Tracy, where the boy was found shackled and beaten. Ramirez faces charges... More »

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