Ariel Castro Accepts Plea Deal, Avoids Death Penalty
Ariel Castro Accepts Plea Deal, Avoids Death Penalty
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/26/2013 - 11:32

Ariel Castro accepted a plea deal this morning.

According to CNN, Castro's deal would provide him with the chance avoid the possibility of a death sentence and spare his alleged victims from having to testify at a trial.

The plea deal states that Castro would be sentenced to life in jail without parole, plus 1,000 years.


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Ariel Castro and his defense attorney Craid Weintraub during arraignment
Ariel Castro Pleads Not Guilty to Newest Charges
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/18/2013 - 09:10

Ariel Castro, the Celeveland man accused of holding three young women captive in his home for over a decade, was arraigned on Wednesday with an extensive additional amount of charges.

According to Fox News Latino, the 53-year-old is now facing a 977 count indictment which includes 512 counts of kidnapping and 446 counts of rape. Castro has pleaded not guilty to all counts.


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Gina DeJesus Thank You Video
WATCH: Gina DeJesus & Other Cleveland Kidnap Victims Release Thank You Video
By Amaris Castillo | 07/09/2013 - 10:48

Gina DeJesus, one of the women held against her will for a decade in a Cleveland, Ohio, home by Ariel Castro, has finally surfaced on video, along with her fellow former captives.


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Ariel Castro Mugshot
Ariel Castro Pleads Not Guilty
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/13/2013 - 11:45

Ariel Castro, the man accused of holding three women captive in his Cleveland home for nearly a decade, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to all charges.


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Ariel Castro to Plead Not Guilty, Lawyers Say He Is Not a Monster
By Sugey Palomares | 05/15/2013 - 12:30

The attorneys for Ariel Castro, the 52-year-old suspect accused of kidnapping and raping three Cleveland women and holding them in captivity for nearly a decade, will plead not guilty, reports the AP. Castro was charged for four counts of kidnapping and three counts of rape, for abducting Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina DeJesus. He is currently being held on $8 million bail.


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Gina DeJesus
Cleveland Kidnap Case: Gina DeJesus Forgets Spanish While in Captivity
By Sugey Palomares | 05/13/2013 - 15:22

As Cleveland kidnap and rape survivor Gina Dejesus begins acclimating to life at home after being held captive by suspect Ariel Castro for nearly a decade, it has been confirmed that the now 23-year-old Puerto Rican woman has forgotten her native language of Spanish.


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Prosecutors May Seek Death Penalty for Ariel Castro, His Family Speaks Out
By Sugey Palomares | 05/10/2013 - 09:43

While Ariel Castro remains on suicide watch in jail after being arraigned on Thursday and held at $8 million bail, Ohio prosecutors may try to seek the death penalty against the 52-year-old man who kidnapped, raped, and tortured three Cleveland women, Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight for nearly a decade.


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Ariel Castro during Arraignment
Cleveland Kidnap Suspect’s Bond Set at $8 Million as New Horrific Details Emerge
By Sugey Palomares | 05/09/2013 - 10:24

Two of the three brothers, Onil Castro, 50, and Pedro Castro, 54, suspected of the kidnap and rape of three women have been released. Ariel Castro, 52, admitted to acting alone in the crime, which included a 10-year rape and torture of Amanda Berry, 27, Gina DeJesus, 23, and Michelle Knight, 32. The Puerto Rican suspect is facing four charges of kidnap, one for each woman and the 6-year-old child whom he fathered with Berry. He was also charged with three counts of rape.


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Gina DeJesus
Cleveland Kidnap Case: Gina DeJesus Arrives Home and Family Speaks to Media
By Sugey Palomares | 05/08/2013 - 16:17

Amanda Berry, 27, Gina DeJesus, 23, and Michelle Knight, 32, who managed to escape their captors after being held in captivity and used as sex slaves for a decade, have finally been reunited with their families. The three women were rescued on Monday after Berry ripped the bottom of a screen door and cried for help.


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Gina DeJesus and Two Cleveland Kidnap Victims Used as Sex Slaves
By Sugey Palomares | 05/08/2013 - 10:46

New disturbing details have emerged about the Cleveland kidnapping case. Amanda Berry, 27, Gina DeJesus, 23, and Michelle Knight, 32, who escaped their abusers after being held in captivity for a decade, were raped, beaten, and forced to wear dog leashes while naked.


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