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2008-04-28 09:00:00

By Tony Paterson Mother and children in police care after emerging from dungeon Austrians were in a state of shock last night after the arrest of a 73-year-old man suspected of sexually abusing his daughter and fathering her seven children. He allegedly abducted her at the age of 11 and held her prisoner in a basement dungeon for 24 years. The case has strong similarities to the kidnap of Natascha Kampusch, a Viennese girl held in a basement for eight years from the age of 10 before she...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.