Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro

Associated Press
Elida Caraballo talks about the abuse her late sister, Grimilda Figueroa, suffered at the hands of her common law husband, Ariel Castro, during an interview at her home in Cleveland Thursday, May 9, 2013. Castro has been charged with kidnapping and rape for holding three women captive for a decade in his Cleveland home. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

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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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