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Article updated: 8/1/2013 12:57 PM

Ohio man gets life term in kidnapping of 3 women

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Ariel Castro sits in the courtroom during the sentencing phase Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, in Cleveland. Three months after an Ohio woman kicked out part of a door to end nearly a decade of captivity, Castro got the life term for the most serious count and was getting additional time for the hundreds of other counts.

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The Ohio man convicted of holding three women captive in his Cleveland house over a decade and raping them repeatedly has been sentenced to life without parole. Ariel Castro pleaded guilty last week to 937 counts including aggravated murder, kidnapping, rape and assault in a deal that could bring a life sentence plus 1,000 years.
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