In suprising news, Cleavland kidnapper Ariel Castro's new legal team is saying he'll plead "Not Guilty" to charges of kidnapping and rape.

From Yahoo :

"The initial portrayal by the media has been one of a 'monster' and that's not the impression that I got when I talked to him for three hours," Craig Weintraub, one of Castro's lawyers, told Cleveland's WKYC-TV late Tuesday.

"I know the media wants to jump to conclusions, and all the people in the community want to say terrible things about the person who's accused," Schlachet added. "We are not even at the beginning of the process. If this was a marathon race, we're not even at the starting line yet."

Ok, I know everyone is innocent until proven guilty, but...COME ON! Sure, there is so much about this case that we don't know, but what in the heck could be going on to where this ISN'T proven guilty? What about the letter found in his house admitting that he's a sexual predator and needs help?