Michelle Knight waits to address the court during the trial of Ariel Castro on August 1st, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. Photograph: Getty Images

Michelle Knight sits in a room with glass walls, wearing a woollen cardigan that is several sizes too big for her, so big that the cuffs are rolled up(...)

Ariel Castro (right) listens to his attorney Craig Weintraub during Castro’s sentencing on kidnapping, rape and murder in Cleveland, Ohio August 1st. Photograph: Aaron Josefczyk/Reuters

Ariel Castro, who held three women captive in his home for nearly a decade, has been found dead and is believed to have taken his own life, according (...)

A crane demolishes the home of Ariel Castro in Cleveland, Ohio, today. Photograph: Getty

The US house where three women were held captive and raped over a decade has been demolished.The house in Cleveland is being torn down as part of a de(...)

Ariel Castro pleads to Judge Michael Russo during his sentencing  in Cleveland, Ohio, yesterday. Photograph: Angelo Merendino/Getty Images

The Cleveland man who abducted and held three women for about a decade was sentenced to life without parole plus an additional 1,000 years in prison f(...)

Ariel Castro (R) listens to his lawyer Craig Weintraub during his  sentencing for kidnapping, rape and murder in Cleveland, Ohio today. Photograph: Aaron Josefczyk/Reuters

Ariel Castro, the Cleveland bus driver who abducted, imprisoned and tortured three women, was sentenced to life in prison plus 1,000 years with no par(...)

Ariel Castro sits in the court room next to his lawyer, Craig Weintraub, in Cleveland, Ohio, yesterday. Photograph:  Reuters/Aaron Josefczyk

Ariel Castro, the former Cleveland school bus driver who held captive three women for years, pleaded guilty yesterday to hundreds of charges of kidnap(...)

Accused Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro today agreed to plead guilty and serve life in prison without parole for the abduction and abuse of three women over about a decade. Photograph: 
Cleveland Police Dept/Handout via Reuters.

Former Cleveland school bus driver Ariel Castro has agreed to plead guilty and be imprisoned for life for kidnapping and raping three women he held ca(...)

Undated file photo provided by Cuyahoga County Jail shows Ariel Castro. Castro, accused of holding three women captive.

The US man accused of kidnapping three women, holding them in his home for a decade and raping them has pleaded not guilty to all charges.Former schoo(...)

Ariel Castro, the US
man accused of abducting and raping three women at his home for 10 years is to plead not guilty to all charges against him, his lawyers have said. Photograph:
 Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office via Getty Images

The US man accused of abducting and raping three women at his home for 10 years is to plead not guilty to all charges against him, his lawyers (...)

“Ariel Castro was living as the most anonymous, regular kind of guy . . . he had constructed a cunning disguise which no person or institution could have hoped to penetrate.” Photograph: Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s office via Getty Images

When Charles Ramsey arrived at the door of Ariel Castro’s house on Seymour Avenue, Cleveland, and saw a dishevelled young woman standing there (...)