Ariel Castro hanged himself and found dead in prison cell


Ariel Castro, jailed for school bus kidnapping and holding three women captive for a decade in Cleveland, has died after allegedly hanging himself inside his prison cell.

Prison officials claim the 53-year-old was found in his cell at the Correctional Reception Centre in Orient, Ohio, at 9.20pm on Tuesday night.

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Prison medical staff reportedly performed CPR on him before he was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.


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