Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro

Associated Press
Pedro Castro, 'older brother od Ariel Castro, who has been in custody since Monday, appears in Cleveland Municipal court Thursday, May 9, 2013, in Cleveland. Prosecutors brought no charges against Pedro Castro in the case of three missing women, citing a lack of evidence. Ariel Castro was arraigned Thursday on charges of rape and kidnapping after three women missing for about a decade and one of their young daughters were found alive at his home earlier in the week. (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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