Ariel Castro

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12:36 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Cleveland Kidnapping Survivor Changes Name

Michelle Knight attends sentencing of Ariel Castro
Credit Toledo Blade

One of the three women who survived a decade of captivity inside of a Cleveland home is changing her name.

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12:00 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

State To Reimburse Pickaway County For Castro Autopsy

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections has agreed to reimburse Pickaway County taxpayers the 11 hundred dollar cost of the autopsy of Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro.

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5:00 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

State Issues Final Report On Prison Suicides

The state has released a final report on two high profile suicides by prison inmate earlier this year. 

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11:56 am
Tue October 22, 2013

Cleveland Kidnap Victims Subject Of Book Project

Two of the three women held captive for a decade in a Cleveland house are collaborating with a Pulitzer Prize-winning team of Washington Post reporters to create a book about their ordeal.

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1:50 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Report Says Ariel Castro May Not Have Intended To Commit Suicide

Two prison guards have been suspended after a report from the Ohio prisons department, which says Cleveland kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro may not have intended to commit suicide. Ohio Public Radio’s Karen Kasler reports.

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6:12 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Coroner's Report Confirms Castro's Suicide

A final report by the Franklin County Coroner confirms Cleveland kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro died by hanging himself in his prison cell.

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6:27 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Guards' Union Criticizes Probe Of Inmate Suicides

The union representing Ohio prison guards says the scope of a state-commissioned review on inmate suicides is too narrow and does not address the broader issues affecting the state's prison system.

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6:44 am
Thu September 12, 2013

Union Defends Guards Following Castro's Apparent Suicide

The union representing Ohio prison guards says the two corrections officers placed on leave during investigations into the suicide of Cleveland kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro did nothing wrong.

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8:04 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Third Inmate Suicide In Two Months

The state says a prison inmate has committed suicide, the third case of an Ohio prisoner killing himself in two months. 

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11:48 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Castro Told FBI He Let His Guard Down

Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro admitted to FBI agents that he abducted and raped the three young women he held captive for a decade.

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5:02 am
Wed September 4, 2013

Ariel Castro Found Dead In Prison Cell, Apparent Suicide

Ariel Castro at August 1 sentencing

Ohio corrections officials say Ariel Castro who held three women captive in his home for nearly a decade has committed suicide at a state prison facility.

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12:47 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Bill Makes Repeat Violent Sexual Assaults Punishable by Death

There’s a proposal that would allow the state to sentence rapists to death without a murder charge.

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7:27 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Site Of Decade Long Captivity Demolished

Ariel Castro's house on Seymour Avenue is demolished
Credit Brian Bull / WCPN

The house Ariel Castro turned into a prison to hold three women captive for a decade is now gone.

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12:42 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Castro Home To Be Demolished

The Cleveland home where three women were imprisoned for roughly a decade will be torn down on Wednesday.

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7:23 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Ariel Castro Sentenced In Final Day In Court

Ariel Castro, the man convicted of holding three women captive in his Cleveland house over a decade has been sentenced to life in prison without parole, plus 1 thousand years.

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12:28 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Castro Pleads Guilty In Plea Bargain

A Cuayhoga County judge says the Cleveland man accused of holding three women captive in his home for about a decade has pleaded guilty in a deal with prosecutors.

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9:15 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Plea Deal Could Be In The Works For Ariel Castro

A plea deal could be in the works for a man charged with kidnapping three women and raping them in his Cleveland home for about a decade. 

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6:15 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Castro Back In Court

Attorneys for a Cleveland man accused of holding three women captive in his home for roughly a decade have told a judge plea bargain negotiations continue.

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7:40 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Ohio Crime Lab Processing Evidence In Castro Case

Ohio crime lab employees are working overtime to test evidence in the Ariel Castro case. 

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6:32 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Castro Enters Plea To Updated Indictment

The Cleveland man accused of kidnapping three women and holding them in his home for roughly a decade has pleaded not guilty to nearly one thousand criminal charges.

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