Group prays near Cleveland home after women found

CLEVELAND (AP) — Several dozen people have gathered to pray near the Cleveland home where three women missing for about a decade were found alive this week.

Pastor Larry Harris of Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church says about 20 faith leaders and dozens more people met Wednesday to pray for the women and the healing process they'll face.

Harris says the gathering was upbeat because the case renewed hopes that other missing people may be alive. Harris said the praying community members were an expression of the hope that others missing would eventually return home, too.

The three women were found Monday after one screamed for help to escape the home and contacted police.

The man who owns the home was charged Wednesday with kidnapping and raping the women.

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