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Kidnapper kills himself in prison

3 years 3 months 4 days ago September 03, 2013 Sep 3, 2013 Tuesday, September 03 2013 September 03, 2013 10:33 PM in News
Source: WBRZ, Associated Press, reports
By: Trey Schmaltz

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Media outlets here are reporting convicted kidnapper Ariel Castro killed himself Tuesday night in his prison cell.

Castro was set to spend life in prison after he was found guilty of holding three women captive in Cleveland for more than a decade and raping them repeatedly.

WBNS TV reported prison medical staff tried to revive him, but they were unsuccessful.

Castro was found hanging in his cell around 9:20 p.m. He was pronounced dead at a hospital at 10:52 p.m.

Watch WBRZ's 2une-In beginning at 5 a.m. and stick around for ABC's Good Morning America for the latest on this developing story.
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