(Cleveland, OH) -- It appears a plea deal is in the works for Cleveland rape and kidnapping suspect Ariel Castro. WKYC-TV reports Cuyahoga County prosecutors made an offer this morning that would take the death penalty off the table. Castro is said to be considering the offer, and could accept the deal as early as tomorrow. Castro is facing trial August 5th on nearly one-thousand charges related to the kidnapping and rapes of Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight. He could get the death penalty for allegedly forcing Knight to lose a baby he fathered during an alleged rape.
Posted Thursday, July 25th 2013 @ 10am