Police in Houston find “prison room” where 8 held captive

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Breaking news out of Houston, where police say they’ve rescued multiple people held against their will.

Authorities were called to this home Friday morning…

Local news station KTRK reports police say the front door was nailed shut… and inside a garage they found what is described as a “prison room” where three malnourished men between the ages of 54 to 80 were held.

One victim said he’d been there for about 10 years.

Neighbors say they’re shocked.

“When you saw these people being taken out, what did you think?”

“Oh, my God, it just touched my heart. I mean, I feel for them. I don’t know it just really got me hurt.”

four women were also found in the home.. police characterized them as suffering from mental illness.

Police are still sorting out details in the case.

So far, no charges have been filed.

 

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