Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus
Gina DeJesus & Amanda Berry Will Tell Their Story
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/22/2013 - 09:50

Two of three women held captive by Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro are ready to tell their story.

According to NBC Latino, Gina DeJesus and Amanda Berry are sharing their horrifying account with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author Mary Jordan.


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Ariel Castro's Hanging May Have Been Accidental
Ariel Castro's Hanging May Have Been Accidental
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/10/2013 - 15:25

What initially appeared to be a suicide by Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro last month, may have actually been a complete accident.

People reports that it seems Castro died from auto-erotic asphyxiation, not suicide.


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Anthony Castro and his father Ariel
Ariel Castro's Son: "I Am Not My Father and I Can't Explain His Actions"
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/25/2013 - 10:50

Anthony Castro, the son of Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro, recently wrote about the struggles he's faced following the months after his father's crimes came to light.

In his essay, which was published over the weekend by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Anthony talks about how the events pertaining to his father's actions have affected him.


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Ariel Castro Found Dead
Ariel Castro Found Dead
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/04/2013 - 08:27

Ariel Castro, the Cleveland man who held three women captive for over a decade, was found dead on Tuesday night after apparently committing suicide.

According to The New York Times, officials say Castro was found hanging in his cell at the Correctional Reception Center in Orient, Ohio, at 9:20 p.m.


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Ariel Castro's House of Horrors Demolished
Ariel Castro's House of Horrors Demolished
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/07/2013 - 10:45

The Cleveland home which Ariel Castro owned and used to hold Michelle Knight, Gina DeJesus and Amanda Berry captive, was demolished this morning.

According to Fox News Latino, Castro was not only sentenced to life without parole plus 1,000 years, he also had to agree to pay $22,268.83 for demolition of the home as part of his plea deal.


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Gina de Jesus at Cleveland Puerto Rican Parade
Gina DeJesus Surprises Many at Puerto Rican Parade in Cleveland
By Amaris Castillo | 08/06/2013 - 09:33

Gina DeJesus, one of the Cleveland kidnapping survivors, made a public appearance this past weekend. According to Fox News Latino, the 23-year-old showed up at the Puerto Rican Parade and Latino Fest, which took place in her hometown.

Renee Jackson, who caught a glimpse of DeJesus at the parade, was surprised like many to see her there.


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Ariel Castro and MIchelle Knight
Ariel Castro at Sentencing: "I'm Not a Monster"
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/01/2013 - 14:10

Ariel Castro -- the former school bus driver who held three young women for over a decade in his home -- has been formally sentenced to life without parole, plus an additional 1,000 years.

According to The New York Times, Castro pleaded guilty today to more than 900 counts, including aggravated murder, kidnapping and rape, after imprisoning three women in his west Cleveland house.


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Anthony Castro on the Today show
WATCH: Ariel Castro's Son Says His Father Belongs Behind Bars
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/30/2013 - 09:03

Anthony Castro -- the son of the Cleveland man who will be spending the rest of his life in prison for the kidnapping and rape of three young women -- made an appearance on the TODAY Show to speak out on his father Ariel Castro's sentencing.


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Ariel Castro Accepts Plea Deal, Avoids Death Penalty
Ariel Castro Accepts Plea Deal, Avoids Death Penalty
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/26/2013 - 11:32

Ariel Castro accepted a plea deal this morning.

According to CNN, Castro's deal would provide him with the chance avoid the possibility of a death sentence and spare his alleged victims from having to testify at a trial.

The plea deal states that Castro would be sentenced to life in jail without parole, plus 1,000 years.


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Ariel Castro and his defense attorney Craid Weintraub during arraignment
Ariel Castro Pleads Not Guilty to Newest Charges
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/18/2013 - 09:10

Ariel Castro, the Celeveland man accused of holding three young women captive in his home for over a decade, was arraigned on Wednesday with an extensive additional amount of charges.

According to Fox News Latino, the 53-year-old is now facing a 977 count indictment which includes 512 counts of kidnapping and 446 counts of rape. Castro has pleaded not guilty to all counts.


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