Published: May 08, 2013 5:28 PM EDT
Updated: May 08, 2013 5:31 PM EDT

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Barbara Knight's neighbors describe the woman as friendly. They say she's lived at this home on Bristol Circle in Golden Gate for more than a yaer with her boyfriend and a young daughter.

"I'm sure everyone around here is curious to see what's really happened down there," said neighbor Kevin Walsh.

Sheldon Gofberg's lives across the street. He ran an errand with Knight's boyfriend yesterday.

"He asked if I was aware of it and I said yeah I'm pretty well read on you know was up to date on the news," said Gofberg.

Gofberg said that's when he found out the stories he was seeing on television had a connection to his neighbors.

"And he said yeah they contacted her and that she's been captive for years and finally released. I was surprised to find, astonished to find out that one of the women was daughter of Barbara," said Gofberg.