Anthony Sowell

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AKAVictimsSexEthnicityCountryTypeMotivationBirthDeath
The Cleveland Strangler11MaleBlackUSAStationarySexual1959/08/19n/a

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Nobody's WomenSteve MillerAmazon, Kindle eBook

Anthony Edward Sowell is a convicted rapist and is suspected of the rape and murder of eleven women. He is awaiting trial in Cleveland, Ohio. He has pled not guilty by reason of insanity.

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Transcript of Anthony Sowell’s Statement

on August 12th, 2011 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

What follows is the transcript of the testimony given Monday by Anthony Sowell in the sentencing phase of his trial. He was being interviewed by his attorney John Parker. This is not sworn testimony, and the prosecution was not allowed to cross examine Sowell. Sowell is very difficult to understand…

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Jury Recommends Death for Anthony Sowell

on August 10th, 2011 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

The jury has returned a recommendation of the death penalty for convicted serial killer Anthony Sowell. He will be formally sentenced by Judge Dick Ambrose on August 12th (Friday) at 9am. There was applause in the courtroom after the sentencing recommendation was read. Jurors spoke to reporters after the hearing,…

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Anthony Sowell Sentence Goes to the Jury

on August 10th, 2011 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

At 3:45pm Tuesday, the jury in the Anthony Sowell mitigation trial was given the case. They will be sequestered until they reach a decision. The jury can either recommend the death sentence, or life in prison without parole. If they recommend the death sentence, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Dick…

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Anthony Sowell Apologizes

on August 9th, 2011 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

In a rather unusual courtroom scene Monday, Anthony Sowell took the stand to give a thirty-two minute, unsworn statement. He apologized in front of the relatives of his victims, and the jury members that will decide whether or not to recommend the death penalty. His statement was carefully guided by…

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Anthony Sowell Breaks Down During Sentencing Phase

on August 2nd, 2011 in Psychology, Serial Killers by | No Comments

Convicted undecuple (eleven time over) murderer Anthony Sowell finally showed some emotion in court yesterday. Was it because of a particularly graphic description of one of his crimes? No. Was it when the family member of a victim explained how she misses her loved one? No. It was when Sowell’s…

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Episode 039: Odds & Ends

on July 29th, 2011 in Podcast Episodes, Serial Killers, Unsubs by | 7 Comments

I’d like to apologize for not having a full-blown episode this week. I spent ten days touring the United Kingdom, and brought home some sort of Welsh head cold with me. Fortunately, it didn’t hit me until the last night we were there, but I have to say, that a…

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Anthony Sowell Convicted of Eleven Murders

on July 23rd, 2011 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

A jury in Cleveland, Ohio took fifteen hours to convict Anthony Sowell of the murder of eleven women on Friday. Sowell showed little to no emotion as the verdict was read. The defense tried to question the reliability of the witnesses against Sowell, many of whom had histories of drug…

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Prosecutors try to bring in new evidence in Anthony Sowell trial

on July 14th, 2011 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

Two weeks ago, Vanessa Gay testified that she saw the body of a victim with no head in Anthony Sowell’s house. It was wrapped in plastic. When the jury was looking at crime scene photos a few days later, Assistant Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Rick Bombik realized that plastic was still…

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Graphic Photos in Anthony Sowell Trial

on July 8th, 2011 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

Jurors in the trial of Anthony Sowell were shown a number of graphic photos yesterday. These included the bodies of Telacia Fortson and Diane Turner wrapped in plastic and covered in flies, and the skull of Leshanda Long in a red bucket. The testimony of the day centered around the…

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Anthony Sowell Trial – Day Four

on July 1st, 2011 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

Steve Miller reports on Day Four of the Antony Sowell trial. Gladys Wade, another survivor of an alleged attack by Sowell, took the stand and gave graphic testimony about the beating she received. Cleveland.com also has a detailed recap of Day Four.

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