Craig Weintraub

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Castro Purposely Left Door Unlocked: Lawyer

Joked with victims about them writing memoirs

(Newser) - Ariel Castro told Amanda Berry he knew her freedom was coming. Months before the escape a year ago today , Castro began leaving the door unlocked, he told his lawyer. "He intentionally became much more negligent in the house about locking the door and keeping (his victims) inside," Craig... More »

Ariel Castro Kills Himself in Prison Cell

Cleveland kidnapper hanged self with sheet, wasn't on suicide watch

(Newser) - Ariel Castro has been found dead in his prison cell just 35 days into his life-plus-1,000-years sentence for keeping three women captive in his home for a decade. The 53-year-old hanged himself, say officials at the Correctional Reception Center in Orient, Ohio. Prison officials found his body about 9:... More »

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