Ohio kidnapping victim Michelle Knight, who is still in hospital, has thanked the public for the "outpouring of flowers and gifts" she has received.
MetroHealth Medical Centre in Cleveland, Ohio, said Ms Knight is in good spirits and thankful for the Cleveland Courage Fund, which was created to help the women who were held captive for around a decade.
Michelle Knight is in good spirits and is extremely grateful for the outpouring of flowers and gifts.
She is especially thankful for the Cleveland Courage Fund. She asks that everyone please continue to respect her privacy at this time.
A statement issued on her behalf urged people to "continue to respect her privacy at this time".
Two brothers of the man accused of kidnapping and raping three teenagers in the US state of Ohio have said they hope he suffers in jail.
The man accused of kidnapping three Ohio women could face the death penalty if he is found guilty of new charges prosecutors may bring.
Ariel Castro has been charged with four counts of kidnapping and three of rape after three Ohio women were held captive for nearly a decade.