A US bus driver who kidnapped and raped three women for a decade in his Ohio home came face-to-face with one of his victims Thursday in an emotional courtroom scene as he was sentenced to life in prison.
A picture from Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office of suspect Ariel Castro. The convicted kidnapper and rapist told a court he had captured and tormented three young women because he was addicted to sex.
Ariel Castro's vain pleas that he was not a "monster" fell on deaf ears, as Judge Michael Russo imposed a sentence of life in prison and an additional 1,000 years of consecutive jail time.
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