Corrections official: Ohio man who held 3 women captive for a decade has committed suicide.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio corrections officials say the Cleveland man who held 3 women captive for around a decade has committed suicide.

Ariel Castro was given a life sentence without parole plus 1,000 years. During his sentencing he blamed a sex addiction and said he was “not a monster.”

Castro was found hanging in his cell Tuesday night.

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