Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro

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Ariel Castro, center, stands before a judge with his defense attorney's, Jaye Schlachet, left, and Craig Weintraub during his arraignment Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in Cleveland. A grand jury charged Castro with two counts of aggravated murder related to one act, saying he purposely caused the unlawful termination of one of the women's pregnancies. He also was indicted on 139 counts of rape, 177 counts of kidnapping, seven counts of gross sexual imposition, three counts of felonious assault and one count of possession of criminal tools. Castro pleaded not guilty. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

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Ariel Castro was sentenced to life in prison plus 1,000 years after pleading guilty to 937 counts in a deal that spared him the death penalty. He  kidnapping three women and kept them — sometimes restrained in chains — along with a 6-year-old girl he fathered with one of them. Castro is accused of imprisoning Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight in his Cleveland, Ohio, home for years.

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