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Arield Castro's son speaks of the horror of knowing what his father did
The younger Castro speaks to NBC's Today show
Story by LYNDSEY SCHLEY


 
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The son of Ariel Castro told NBC’s Today Show this morning  he’s glad his father will be in prison for the rest of his life. Ariel Anthony Castro added he will not visit him.

The elder Castro pleaded guilty last week to kidnapping three women and keeping them in his Cleveland house for years.

His son says it is horrifying to know the man who committed the crime is his father.

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“I have the same first and last name. I look in the mirror and I see the resemblance and I think about what he did and how horrible it was and I just can’t help sometimes being overcome with that.

 Ariel Castro senior is expected to be sentenced Thursday to life in prison plus 1,000 years.

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