Crime

Cleveland Kidnapper Faces 977 Charges

Ariel Castro probably faces a little time

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Ariel Castro, the 52-year-old former school bus driver accused of holding three Cleveland women captive for more than a decade, faces nearly 1,000 rape, kidnapping and sexual abuse charges as he goes on trial next month.

A Cuyahoga County grand jury indicted Castro on 977 charges Friday, prosecutor Timothy McGinty said.

In addition to the 512 counts of kidnapping, 446 counts of rape and seven counts of sexual abuse, Castro is also charged with two counts of aggravated murder for allegedly beating one of the women so severely that she lost a pregnancy. He also faces six counts of assault, three counts of child endangerment and one count of possessing criminal tools.

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