From the NBC News tumblr: Prosecutors to offer life without parole plus 1,000 years in Cleveland kidnappings plea deal, sources say (Photo: Aaron Josefczyk / Reuters) Ohio prosecutors Thursday were close to reaching a plea deal with Ariel Castro, the Cleveland man accused of kidnapping three women and holding them captive for a decade. That deal, which he is expected to accept, is life without parole with an additional 1,000 years, NBC News has learned.