Police: Ariel Castro charged, 2 brothers not involved

Ariel Castro

Authorities in Cleveland have announced that charges have been filed against Ariel Castro following the discovery of 3 missing women at his home on Monday.

Castro will face a judge for the first time on Thursday on charges of rape and kidnapping.

The 52-year-old is facing 3 counts of rape and 4 counts of kidnapping.

Officials also said, Wednesday, that no charges would be filed against Castro's 2 brothers that were also arrested this week.

They told the media, during a press conference, that there is no evidence Pedro Castro and Oneil Castro knew anything about the rapes or kidnapping.