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 Indicted on 329 Counts of Rape, Kidnapping
By Celia Fernandez | 06/10/2013 - 12:57

The man accused of holding three women against their will for almost 10 years has been indicted on 329 counts including kidnapping, rape and murder for allegedly forcing one of the women to abort her own children.

A Cuyahoga County, OH jury indicted Ariel Castro on Friday. Castro’s attorneys have said he will plead not guilty to the charges being brought against him.


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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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