Ariel Castro Sentenced to Life in Prison Without Parole

No big surprise here. Ariel Castro—the former Cleveland school bus driver and church-goer who kidnapped, sexually abused and tortured three women for over a decade—has been sentenced to life behind bars. “I still feel based upon the information you’ve provided to the court that you feel you are a victim,’ the Judge told Castro, who had blamed his actions on a pornography addiction and an abusive childhood. “You haven’t been a victim, you’ve been a victimizer. The three young women should have been free to live their lives. They shouldn’t have been locked in a house, in deplorable conditions.” For his part, Castro maintained that he “is not a monster” …

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