Accused Cleveland Kidnapper Faces 329 Charges

Held three women for a decade


The Cleveland man charged with holding three women captive in his home for a decade, while raping and assaulting them, will be arraigned on Wednesday, officials said.

Court officials set the arraignment for Ariel Castro, 52, on 329 charges -- including murder, kidnapping and rape.

The indictment returned Friday charged Castro with aggravated murder in a miscarriage that allegedly resulted from a captive women being starved and punched in the stomach.