Latest News from News 3

Castro charged wth kidnapping, rape in Cleveland

Related Links
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 5/08/2013 4:23 pm
(NBC News) The Cleveland man charged with holding three women captive for a decade impregnated one of them five times and punched her in the stomach until she miscarried, police said Wednesday in a chilling report on the kidnappings.

The man forced one of his captives, Michelle Knight, to deliver the baby of another captive, Ashley Berry, in a kiddie pool, and threatened to kill Knight if the baby died, police said.

The Cleveland city prosecutor charged the man, Ariel Castro, with four counts of kidnapping - one for each of the three women and one for a baby that was born to Berry six years ago. Castro was also charged with three counts of rape.

But authorities filed no charges against two of Castro's brothers who were arrested Monday night, after Berry escaped the house with the help of a neighbor. Authorities said they had no evidence that the two brothers, Pedro and Onil Castro, were involved.

-- Sarah Dallof, NBC News, reports

Share

Slideshows

News 3 Poll

Twitter

All content © Copyright 2014 Intermountain West Communications Company. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service
You may also view our Sitemap.

FCC assistance for any person with disabilities can be provided by contacting us at publicfilehelp@mynews3.com

KSNV Profile & Public Inspection Files

2014 NBCUniversal Media, LLC. All rights reserved. Portions by Broadcast Interactive Media

FOLLOW US!


Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.