Cleveland Kidnapper, Ariel Castro, Kills Self In Cell

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(Orient, OH) Convicted rapist Ariel Castro was found dead in his jail cell Tuesday night, according to officials with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction.

Castro was being held at the Correction Reception Center in Orient, Ohio, serving a life in prison sentence for kidnapping and raping Gina DeJesus, Amanda Berry and Michelle Knight and holding them hostage for a decade.

Castro had been in protective custody and in the cell by himself according to WJW-TV.

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