Cleveland Kidnapping House Had Chains, Ropes, Locks

Chains, locks and lengths of rope were discovered inside the Cleveland home where three kidnapped woman were held in captivity for 10 years, as police indicated for the first time today that the women were sexually abused.

In court documents released today, police stated that Ariel Castro, 52, who owned the home where the women were held, was arrested for the “kidnapping and sexual abuse” of the women.

His two brothers Onil Castro, 50, and Pedro Castro, 54, are accused complicity in the women’s abductions and abuse. All three men are expected to formally charged sometime today.

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