Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro, 52, committed suicide at a state prison facility, Ohio corrections officials say. In July, Castro was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for kidnapping and raping Amanda Berry, Michelle Knight and Gina DeJesus. He held the women captive for over a decade in his house.
Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro spoke earlier at his sentencing hearing, claiming that there was “harmony” in the house where he kept three women hostage for nearly a decade.
At Ariel Castro’s sentencing hearing Thursday morning, investigators revealed photos from inside the Cleveland house of horrors where he kept three women hostage for nearly a decade.
Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight, the three women held captive for a decade in a Cleveland house have broken their silence, releasing a YouTube video to thank people for their support and financial contributions.
Newly released cell phone video shows the moment police stormed a Cleveland, Ohio home and rescued the women who’d allegedly been held captive for 10 years.
Garrett Tenney reported that the neighbor who shot the video was standing one home away from suspect Ariel Castro’s house when police rescued Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight. It happened after Amanda Berry’s escape and 911 call for help.
Earlier today, we told you about some of the horrifying new details about the Cleveland "house of horrors" where 52-year-old Ariel Castro is accused of holding three kidnapped women captive for about 10 years each.
Michelle Knight was reportedly pregnant five times. According to Castro, she was not allowed to be pregnant so he would starve her every time she got pregnant, and would punch her in the stomach when she began to show so that she would miscarry.
Chilling new details continue to stream out about the Cleveland ‘House of Horrors’ in which three women and a child were held captive for a decade. Ainsley reports new details live from Ohio, including that the women were fed through holes in the doors of their bedrooms. It wasn’t until their spirits were broken that they were allowed to roam throughout the house.
Ariel Castro appeared in a Cleveland court moments ago and was arraigned on charges of rape and kidnapping.
Cleveland City Prosecutor Victor Perez announced that Ariel Castro, the man suspected of holding three women and a child captive for nearly a decade, will be charged with four counts of kidnapping and three counts of rape.
The aunt of Gina DeJesus, one of the three women found after 10 years in Ohio, spoke moments after DeJesus returned home from the hospital.
Gina DeJesus arrived home to her family moments ago after being held captive for 10 years. She was kidnapped when she was just 14 years old.