Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro wrote a possible suicide note in 2004 proclaiming himself a sexual predator, asking for help, and charmingly blaming his victims for getting into his car in the first place.
Police found what looks like a would-be suicide note inside the house where Castro kept Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight locked up for more than a decade so he could rape, impregnate and beat them at will. The note refers to sex addiction, "family problems and a poor childhood. 19 Action News' Scott Taylor tweeted some excerpts:
I just got a copy of a letter written by Ariel Castro in 2004. Cops found it in his house. He says "I am a sexual predator. I need help"— Scott Taylor (@ScottTaylor19) May 9, 2013
Castro writes "They are here against their will because they made a mistake of getting in a car with a total stranger."— Scott Taylor (@ScottTaylor19) May 9, 2013
Castro continues "I don't know why I kept looking for another. I already had 2 in my possession."— Scott Taylor (@ScottTaylor19) May 9, 2013
Castro writes about wanting to kill himself and "give all the money I saved to my victims."— Scott Taylor (@ScottTaylor19) May 9, 2013
Castro writes he was surprised how young Gina Dejesus really is cause he thought she was a lot older.— Scott Taylor (@ScottTaylor19) May 9, 2013
Ariel Castro: making pathetic excuses since (at least) 2004.
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