The man who famously put aside his Big Mac to help rescue three women held captive in a Cleveland house for over a decade has signed a contract to publish his memoirs.
CLEVELAND - Though not mentioning him by name Cleveland Police Detective Andrew Harasimchuk backed up Charles Ramsey's account of what happened the night three women rescued May 6 from Ariel Castro's Seymour Avenue home.
Ramsey catapulted to internet fame after his live interview on NewsChannel5 went viral and spawned the equally popular autotune "Dead Giveaway." Another neighbor who lived across the street told NewsChannel5 that he in fact was first to respond, saying Ramsey arrived after Amanda Berry was out.
While testifying at Castro's sentencing Thursday, Det. Harasimchuk was asked to relay what Berry told him that night about her escape on May 6.
He said once she made the decision to try to make a break for it, "She was able to open the main door of the home, then the storm door. The screen door was locked and she couldn't open it."
"She began banging on the glass and calling for help. At this time a man and a woman from across the street (believed to be Angel Cordero) came to Ariel Castro's yard and while there in the yard, a man from next door (believed to be Charles Ramsey) also came over and was up on the porch and began telling Amanda to kick out the bottom panel of the door.
"After several kicks to the door panel, she was able to get the door panel open and then she crawled out through the door panel with her daughter," Harasimchuk said.
Ramsey and Cordero had offered differing versions of who was the first to help that night. Without Berry speaking herself, this was the first insight into her version of events that evening.
Much has been made over the last three months over who rescued Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight from the Seymour Avenue home of Ariel Castro.
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