Kidnapping & Rape Suspect Pleads Not Guilty To More Than 300 Charges


UPDATED: Wednesday June 12, 2013 12:34 PM

A Cleveland man has pleaded not guilty to holding three women captive in his home for a decade and raping them.
 
Fifty-two-year-old Ariel Castro was arraigned Wednesday on an indictment charging him with murder, kidnapping and rape in more than 300 counts.
 
The murder charge involves Castro's allegedly starving and punching a pregnant woman in captivity until she miscarried.
 
A Cuyahoga County grand jury returned the indictment Friday against the former Cleveland school bus driver, who was fired last fall.
 
His $8 million dollar bond was continued.

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