Cuyahoga County

Victim held as sex slave of 'Buddy Love' speaks to NewsChannel5


CLEVELAND - One of the seven sex slave victims of Darrell McClendon tells of the horrifying experience at the hands of the man who also went by the name "Buddy Love."

McClendon was sentenced to 15 years in prison by Judge David Matia who compared McClendon to Ariel Castro .

“You’re not unlike Ariel Castro,” said Matia. “You put these women in bondage and you used them to sexually enrich yourself.”

His two other accomplices were sentenced as well.

McClendon's daughter, Shanesha Brunner, who ran the operation when he wasn't around received 18 months in prison.

His girlfriend, Tammy Hammock, received two years probation.

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