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Ohio suspect's daughter apologizes to victim, friend

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FORT WAYNE -

The daughter of Ohio kidnapping and rape suspect Ariel Castro says she's embarrassed and devastated by her father's alleged actions.

Arlene Castro told ABC's "Good Morning America" on Thursday that she is extremely sorry about everything.

Her father is suspected of keeping three women captive in his Cleveland home for close to 10 years and sexually assaulting them. He made his first court appearance Thursday.

Arlene Castro was a friend of one of the women, Gina DeJesus. Arlene was walking home from school with DeJesus in April 2004 just before she disappeared.

A tearful Arlene Castro says she'd like to see her friend again and wants her to meet her children.

Castro, who now lives in Indiana, says she and her father were never really close and that they only had short conversations in recent years.

Emily Castro incarcerated after attacking daughter

Castro has another daughter, Emily, who is serving time in Indiana for attempted murder.

Ariel Castro's daughter Emily sliced the throat of her then 11-month-old daughter in Fort Wayne in 2007. She is serving a 25-year sentence

Prosecutors said that Emily Castro was seeking revenge on an ex-boyfriend. Her defense attorneys said that she suffered from depression and was delusional leading up to incident.

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