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Cleveland Kidnapper Ariel Castro Commits Suicide in Prison

The man who held three women hostage for years in his Cleveland home has committed suicide in prison, officials said Tuesday. Ariel Castro, 53, “was found hanging in his cell around 9:20 p.m. Tuesday at the Correctional Reception Center in Orient,” the Associated Press reported. “Prison medical staff performed CPR before Castro was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.” Castro was arrested in May after three women […]