June 12th, 2013
10:11 PM ET

Alleged Ohio kidnapper pleads not guilty

In a Cleveland courtroom, Ariel Castro pleaded not guilty to 329 charges, including kidnapping, rape and aggravated murder.

Not guilty plea for suspect in alleged decade-long Ohio kidnapping

Castro's lawyers say they want to work towards a "resolution" with prosecutors so they can avoid what would likely be a lengthy trial. They're also hoping it could help Castro stave off the death penalty.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is OutFront with his take on the plea.

Filed under: Cleveland Missing Women • Crime
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