CLEVELAND – The man accused of kidnapping three Cleveland women and holding them captive in his Seymour Avenue house was indicted on 329 counts on Friday.

Ariel Castro also faces one count of aggravated murder for purposely causing the termination of a pregnancy, the prosecutor’s office said.

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“Today’s indictments represent a first major step in the criminal justice process,’’ said Cuyahoga County Prosecutor McGinty. “Our investigation continues, and we will present our findings to the grand jury.’’


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