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Ariel Castro Arraigned On Kidnapping And Rape Charges

CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 09: Pedro Castro talks with his public defender, Kathleen DeMetz, during his arraignment for an open container charge from 2011 on May 9, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. His brother, Ariel Castro (R), was arraigned on rape and kidnapping charges for abducting Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus and holding them for about 10 years. The third brother, Onil (L), was also arraigned on drug abuse and open container charges from 2001, but no charges were filed against Pedro or Onil and they were released by the judge. Bail was set at $8 million for Ariel. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

Ariel Castro makes first court appearance

The man accused in the rape and confinement of three Cleveland, Ohio women made his first court appearance on May 9. Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were rescued on Monday after Berry escaped the home that Castro owned to call 911 from a neighbour's house.