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Timeline: Cleveland kidnappings

Published On: May 08 2013 10:25:55 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 11 2013 10:45:38 AM CDT

A state report was released stating that Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro may not have committed suicide in his jail cell on Sept. 3, but instead he may have accidentally asphyxiated himself during a sexual act. Take a look at key events in this horrific case.

Michelle Knight in court
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August 1 -- Judge Michael Russo sentenced kidnapper Ariel Castro to life in prison plus 1,000 years, adding that Castro "will never be released from incarceration during the period of his remaining natural life for any reason." Michelle Knight, one Castro's victims, addressed the court and Castro at his sentencing by stating "I will live on. You will die a little every day."

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