Judge: Redact Name of Amanda Berry's Daughter

He rules girl's name should be removed from public records
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 24, 2013 1:08 PM CDT
Judge: Redact Name of Amanda Berry's Daughter
Amanda Berry, right, hugs her sister Beth Serrano after being reunited in a Cleveland hospital Monday May 6, 2013.   (AP Photo/Family Handout courtesy WOIO-TV)

If you thought it was weird and vaguely inappropriate that the general public knows the name of Amanda Berry's daughter, born while Berry was being held captive by Ariel Castro, well, a Cuyahoga County Common Pleas judge appears to feel similarly. Judge Michael Russo has ordered that the child's name be redacted from all public records and filings related to the Ohio kidnapping case, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty sought the move in order to protect the little girl's privacy. (Castro's adult son recently wrote a column about his father.)

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