A US man who held three young women captive for a decade was found hanged in the Ohio prison where he was serving a life sentence, officials said Wednesday.
Ariel Castro, pictured August 1, 2013 during his sentencing in Cleveland, Ohio. The former US bus driver jailed for life for kidnapping and raping three young women he held as sex slaves was found hanged in "an apparent case of suicide" in his cell, authorities said.
The death of Ariel Castro, 53, brought an abrupt and dramatic ending to a sordid case that shocked America and the world with its revelations of depravity and brutality carried out in an ordinary Cleveland home.
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