Volunteers join hunt for bodies in East Cleveland
- Volunteers join hunt for bodies in East Cleveland
CBS/AP/ July 21, 2013
Officials identified the suspect in the women's deaths as Michael Madison,
according to CBS affiliate WOIO in Cleveland. Officials said it was
Madison himself who alluded that there may be more bodies in the area, which
prompted the ongoing search.
Madison is a 35-year-old registered sex offender, and he is in custody as
a suspect in the deaths. The suspect, who was arrested Friday after a
police standoff, has indicated he might have been influenced by Cleveland serial
killer Anthony Sowell, who was convicted in 2011 of killing 11 women and
sentenced to death, Norton said.
"He said some things that led us to believe that in some way, shape, or
form, Sowell might be an influence," Norton told The Associated Press.
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