Ariel Castro could face murder charges

Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Prosecutor Timothy McGinty said that his office will seek charges against kidnapping suspect Ariel Castro “for each and every act of sexual violence, each day of kidnapping, all his attempted murders and each act of aggravated murder.”

The attempted and aggravated murders refer to instances in which Castro allegedly was involved in “terminating pregnancies” of the women he held captive, according to McGinty.

Authorities “will evaluate whether we will seek charges eligible for the death penalty,” the prosecutor added.

Read more on this story at