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.

CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 09: Ariel Castro (L) talks with his public defender, Kathleen DeMetz (2nd R), during his arraignment on kidnapping and rape charges on May 9, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. Castro is accused of abducting three girls, Michelle Knight, 32, Amanda Berry, 27 and Gina DeJesus, believed to be about 23 and holding them for about 10-years. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
Ariel Castro Arraigned On Kidnapping And Rape Charges
CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 09: Ariel Castro (L) talks with his public defender, Kathleen DeMetz (2nd R), during his arraignment on kidnapping and rape charges on May 9, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. Castro is accused of abducting three girls, Michelle Knight, 32, Amanda Berry, 27 and Gina DeJesus, believed to be about 23 and holding them for about 10-years. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 09: Ariel Castro (L) talks with his public defender, Kathleen DeMetz, during his arraignment on kidnapping and rape charges on May 9, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. Castro is accused of abducting three girls, Michelle Knight, 32, Amanda Berry, 27 and Gina DeJesus, believed to be about 23 and holding them for about 10-years. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
Ariel Castro Arraigned On Kidnapping And Rape Charges
CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 09: Ariel Castro (L) talks with his public defender, Kathleen DeMetz, during his arraignment on kidnapping and rape charges on May 9, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. Castro is accused of abducting three girls, Michelle Knight, 32, Amanda Berry, 27 and Gina DeJesus, believed to be about 23 and holding them for about 10-years. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 09: Ariel Castro (L) talks with his public defender, Kathleen DeMetz, during his arraignment on kidnapping and rape charges on May 9, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. Castro is accused of abducting three girls, Michelle Knight, 32, Amanda Berry, 27 and Gina DeJesus, believed to be about 23 and holding them for about 10-years. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
Ariel Castro Arraigned On Kidnapping And Rape Charges
CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 09: Ariel Castro (L) talks with his public defender, Kathleen DeMetz, during his arraignment on kidnapping and rape charges on May 9, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. Castro is accused of abducting three girls, Michelle Knight, 32, Amanda Berry, 27 and Gina DeJesus, believed to be about 23 and holding them for about 10-years. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 09: Ariel Castro stands with his head down during his arraignment on kidnapping and rape charges on May 9, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. Castro is accused of abducting three girls, Michelle Knight, 32, Amanda Berry, 27 and Gina DeJesus, believed to be about 23 and holding them for about 10-years. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
Ariel Castro Arraigned On Kidnapping And Rape Charges
CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 09: Ariel Castro stands with his head down during his arraignment on kidnapping and rape charges on May 9, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. Castro is accused of abducting three girls, Michelle Knight, 32, Amanda Berry, 27 and Gina DeJesus, believed to be about 23 and holding them for about 10-years. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 09: Pedro Castro stands 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, was arraigned on rape and kidnapping charges for abducting Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus and holding them for about 10 years. No charges were filed against Pedro and he was released by the judge. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
Ariel Castro Arraigned On Kidnapping And Rape Charges
CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 09: Pedro Castro stands 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, was arraigned on rape and kidnapping charges for abducting Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus and holding them for about 10 years. No charges were filed against Pedro and he was released by the judge. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 09: Ariel Castro (R) stands with his public defender, Kathleen DeMetz, during his arraignment on kidnapping and rape charges on May 9, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. Castro is accused of abducting three girls, Michelle Knight, 32, Amanda Berry, 27 and Gina DeJesus, believed to be about 23 and holding them for about 10-years. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
Ariel Castro Arraigned On Kidnapping And Rape Charges
CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 09: Ariel Castro (R) stands with his public defender, Kathleen DeMetz, during his arraignment on kidnapping and rape charges on May 9, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. Castro is accused of abducting three girls, Michelle Knight, 32, Amanda Berry, 27 and Gina DeJesus, believed to be about 23 and holding them for about 10-years. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 09: Onil Castro (R) appears at his arraignment for drug abuse and open container charges from 2001 with his brother Pedro Castro (L) on May 9, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. Their other brother, Ariel Castro, was arraigned on rape and kidnapping charges for abducting Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus and holding them for about 10 years. No charges were filed against Onil or Pedro and they were released by the judge. Bail was set at $8 million for Ariel. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
Ariel Castro Arraigned On Kidnapping And Rape Charges
CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 09: Onil Castro (R) appears at his arraignment for drug abuse and open container charges from 2001 with his brother Pedro Castro (L) on May 9, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. Their other brother, Ariel Castro, was arraigned on rape and kidnapping charges for abducting Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus and holding them for about 10 years. No charges were filed against Onil or Pedro and they were released by the judge. Bail was set at $8 million for Ariel. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 09: (L-R) Onil Castro, Pedro Castro and Ariel Castro stand in the courtroom during Ariel's arraignment on rape and kidnapping charges May 9, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. Ariel Castro is accused of abducting Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus and holding them for about 10 years. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
Ariel Castro Arraigned On Kidnapping And Rape Charges
CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 09: (L-R) Onil Castro, Pedro Castro and Ariel Castro stand in the courtroom during Ariel's arraignment on rape and kidnapping charges May 9, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. Ariel Castro is accused of abducting Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus and holding them for about 10 years. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
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 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)
CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 09: Onil Castro (L) appears at his arraignment for drug abuse and open container charges from 2001 with his brother Pedro Castro (R) on May 9, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. Their other brother, Ariel Castro, was arraigned on rape and kidnapping charges for abducting Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus and holding them for about 10 years. No charges were filed against Onil or Pedro and they were released by the judge. Bail was set at $8 million for Ariel. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
Ariel Castro Arraigned On Kidnapping And Rape Charges
CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 09: Onil Castro (L) appears at his arraignment for drug abuse and open container charges from 2001 with his brother Pedro Castro (R) on May 9, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. Their other brother, Ariel Castro, was arraigned on rape and kidnapping charges for abducting Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus and holding them for about 10 years. No charges were filed against Onil or Pedro and they were released by the judge. Bail was set at $8 million for Ariel. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

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