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Ariel Castro Now Charged With 977 Crimes

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A new indictment brings to 977 the total counts against Ariel Castro, the man accused of holding three women captive in his home in Cleveland for about a decade | AP

-- A new indictment brings to 977 the total counts against a man accused of holding three women captive in his home in Cleveland for about a decade. The charges:

_ Two counts of aggravated murder on accusations that Ariel Castro starved and punched one of the women until she miscarried.

_ 446 counts of rape.

_ 512 counts of kidnapping.

_ Seven counts of gross sexual imposition.

_ Six counts of felonious assault.

_ Three counts of child endangerment.

_ One count of possessing criminal tools.

Source: Cuyahoga County prosecutor's office.

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