Ohio man charged with kidnap, rape after Cleveland captives found
By Meghan Barr and Thomas J. Sheeran, The Associated Press
05/08/2013 02:26:41 PM PDT
05/08/2013 02:49:34 PM PDT
CLEVELAND (AP) - A Cleveland man arrested after three women missing for a decade were found alive at his home was charged Wednesday with kidnapping and raping them. Prosecutors brought no charges against his brothers, saying there was no evidence they had any part in the crime.
Ariel Castro, 52, was charged with four counts of kidnapping - covering all three captives and the daughter born to one of them while she was held - and three counts of rape against the three women. The former school bus driver owns the peeling, run-down home where the women were rescued on Monday, after one of them broke through a screen door.