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Ohio man who held 3 women captive found dead

Posted September 4th, 2013 @ 6:43am by (AP, APNewsNow, Sep 4 2013)

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Ariel Castro found hanged in cell...he was convicted of kidnapping and rape for holding 3 women captive for 10 years, Cleveland, Ohio.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ariel Castro, the man who held three women captive in his Cleveland home for around a decade, has committed suicide.

The 53-year-old Castro had just begun serving his life plus 1,000-year sentence after pleading guilty to charges.

Ohio corrections officials say Castro was not under suicide watch, but was being held in protective custody.

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