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The Cleveland man accused of kidnapping three young women and holding them prisoner for years could get the ultimate punishment if convicted.
Prosecutors now say they might seek the death penalty for aerial Castro for allegedly starving and beating one of his victims.
To force her to have several miscarriages.
This means even more serious charges could be coming.
-- fully intend to seek charges for each and every act of sexual violence.
Each day of kidnapping.
Every felonious assault.
All his attempted murders in each active aggravated murder he committed by terminating pregnancies that the offender for.
Perpetuated against the hostages.
During this decade longer deal.
Fred it's easy is a former federal prosecutor Arthur -- -- criminal defense attorney former prosecutor and a Fox News legal analyst they are our guests right now.
So what about it what are the chances of getting a murder conviction.
For having aborted these fetuses who probably otherwise would answer you know I -- I think it's going to be a tough case but I think education have to -- because of -- -- dictated and I think the only way you can win -- -- -- to go find the country's foremost medical authority.
Who can come in and testified an expert diminish -- horrible woman.
And then you beat her about the style make that that's gonna cause a missed out -- and I'm the miscarriage in -- that was a proximate cause of the death.
Short of that an idea but you know a lot of this would depend I would think on the testimony of these poor women themselves -- I -- I don't know if you wanna put them through that area.
That he's not part of -- That is perfect exactly.
And this is where it comes down to the debate in America you know -- when you talk about the ultimate punishment.
Yes that is the ultimate punishment adds to the law but is it really ultimate punishment think about just how many violent deaths good people.
He died in violent ways.
Here's a very bad person and you're gonna lay him on a Gurney after he -- his last meal after he meets with his religious advisor.
He's gonna lay down -- the gonna put a little needle in his arm hopefully just get a common fatal for this hopefully.
Is that is that -- I disagree that's not punishment let him see it is so -- ten years let him.
-- for two weeks let -- have somebody bounce up and down on his belly in my opinion that's the ultimate -- And you know I can't say you're wrong about that but I have to say something every once in -- there's a crime -- society cries out for the death penalty.
Did to evidence society's outrage and and just butts.
I totally agree with you Fred but but here's the deal I mean when you listen to that district attorney saying you know he's he wants charges for every day.
Rank -- file free -- these -- the jury instructions along the reading of the charges would take three weeks this would be a trial that could go on for a year or more and and those poor women would have to sift through and I greet you insult a million may make the decision that in order to spare the victims any further agony and torture you're gonna make a deal to put this -- any case for the -- was like -- I -- someone not just any -- the worst -- prison population in America so he can feel until they.
In this case is not about -- right let's hope nobody else out there is committing these kinds of crimes you know I mean it this is about punishment.
How to punish this guy and you don't want to punish him.
By punishing these girls more over and over and over again the best is doing this case is resolved the better it is for those young women.
I agree I agree I think I can't disagree that I mean personality -- executed but there -- other countervailing force but there is the possibility that he could get the death penalty out of all there is -- is Arthur says not without a long trial and putting these women -- -- torture time and let's.
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