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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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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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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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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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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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