Nightly News   |  September 04, 2013

Infamous Ohio kidnapper, Ariel Castro, dies of apparent suicide

The nation knows Ariel Castro as the man who held three women captive in his Cleveland home for more than a decade. Authorities found him dead in his prison cell, hanged with a bed sheet. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> now to some other news, including the surprising story out of ohio. late last night the death of ariel castro, the man who held those three young women captive in his cleveland house for more than a decade, found dead last night in his prison cell . authorities believe he hanged himself with a bed sheet. he had just been sent away last month to begin serving out the rest of his life in prison as part of a plea deal to avoid the death penalty in the first place.