Source says kidnapping & rape suspect Ariel Castro naked in cell, used floor mat string for floss

CLEVELAND - Cleveland kidnapping and rape suspect Ariel Castro has been acting a little out of the ordinary while being held in a jail cell, a source said.

The source told NewsChannel5 that guards are checking in on Castro every 10 minutes and logging his activity.

In the log, the source said it was remarked that Castro has been spotted naked several times. Also, guards had to cut strings from a floor mat after he was seen using them for dental floss.

In the event Castro is moved from the cell, he is escorted by two guards from the jail special response team, the source said.

Castro, 52, is being held in the Cuyahoga County Jail in Cleveland on an $8 million bond.

Police said Castro kidnapped Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, and held them inside his Seymour Avenue home for years. All had been reported missing.

Last Monday, all three women were rescued after flagging down neighbors to help free them from captivity.

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