Ariel Castro’s plea deal was filed into Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court today. It has been made available for the public. Last week, Ariel Castro agreed to the plea deal of a life sentence plus 1000 additional years for the kidnap, rape and torture of Amanda Berry, Michelle Knight and Gina DeJesus over a period of ten years, as well as forcing the death Michelle Knight’s unborn children. The deal ensures that the monster will never be a free man again.
Here are the key points from the document, via WKYC.
-Castro will transfer the 2207 Seymour Avenue property to the Cuyahoga County Land Reutilization Corporation
-That protective orders will remain in effect
-That Castro cannot profit from from the commission of these crimes
-Castro will forfeit $22,268.83 in U.S. currency to the land utilization corporation for use in securing and demolishing the property
-Any remaining funds will be turned over to the Cleveland Courage Fund
-Castro pleads guilty to 937 of the 977 counts against him
-Castro will have his family photo albums and personal clothing returned to him
-Castro will never be released from incarceration during the period of his remaining natural life for any reason
-The numerous and multiple 10-year life sentences will be served consecutively
-Castro will be classified as a Sexually Violent Predator and a Tier III sex offender
-Castro will forfeit the Ruger handgun he had in his possession
You can read the full, horrifying documents here: