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Ariel Castro, the man who held three women captive for a decade, died Tuesday. After being found hanging in his cell at the Correctional Reception Center in Orient, Ohio, prison staff attempted to resuscitate him, but the 53-year-old died at the hospital where he'd been transferred.

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The three women who were kidnapped and held captive in a Cleveland home for a decade were raped, beaten mercilessly while pregnant, kept in ropes and chains and forced to crawl around on their hands and knees naked in the backyard by their captors, according to reports.

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