What now for the victims of the Amstetten incest case?
As Austrians hold a candle-lit vigil for the woman held captive for 24 years in a windowless cellar by her father, and for the seven children she bore him, a survivor of a similar ordeal has spoken out.
Natascha Kampusch spent eight years imprisoned in a basement in Austria before escaping nearly two years ago. She believes the sudden rescue of those held underground for so long could do even further damage.
Kampusch said: "I think most people who are now giving their so-called expert opinion should hold back because they are probably wrong. I believe it might have been better to leave them where they were. That was, of course, the environment they were used to. Pulling them abruptly out of this situation without transition and isolating them can't be good for them."
DNA tests have confirmed that Josef Fritzl is the father of his daughter's six surviving children. He also admitted incinerating the body of another child.
Fritzl is now under constant supervision in a police cell.
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