Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro

Associated Press
Ariel Castro stands before a judge during his arraignment Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in Cleveland.  Castro, 52, is accused of holding three women captive in his Cleveland home for about a decade pleaded not guilty to hundreds of charges, including rape and kidnapping. (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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