Ariel Castro pleads not guilty to rape and kidnapping

Cleveland man Ariel Castro has pleaded not guilty to rape and kidnapping, in the case of three missing women, the Associated Press reports.

Ariel Castro in court last month. Credit: Reuters

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Ohio 'kidnapper' not guilty plea

Ariel Castro has pleaded not guilty to holding three women captive in his home in Ohio for a decade and raping them.