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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.

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May 9 -- Ariel Castro makes first court appearance, where a Cleveland Municipal Court judge ordered him held on $8 million bond -- $2 million bond on each of the four cases against him. Castro is charged with four counts of kidnapping and three counts of rape.

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