Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro

Associated Press
Ariel Castro, center, enters the courtroom for his arraignment Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in Cleveland. Castro, accused of holding three women captive in his Cleveland home for about a decade, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to hundreds of charges, including rape and kidnapping. He is charged with kidnapping three women and keeping them _ sometimes restrained in chains _ along with a 6-year-old girl he fathered with one of them.  (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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