Michael Madison

CLEVELAND (AP) — The discovery in 2013 of three women’s bodies wrapped in garbage bags raised fears and drew national attention to the possibility that another serial killer like Anthony Sowell had been killing women in and around Cleveland. East Cleveland resident Michael Madison was arrested within days of the discovery, and after an exhaustive […]

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to kidnapping and killing three women whose bodies were found wrapped in trash bags earlier this month. Michael Madison, 35, appeared via a video feed from jail for his arraignment, for which he was handcuffed and wearing orange jail scrubs. When the judge asked him how […]

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — All three women whose bodies were found wrapped in trash bags in a dilapidated northeast Ohio neighborhood have been identified, families and authorities said. The last two victims were identified Tuesday. One of them was 18-year-old Shirellda Helen Terry, the teen’s grandmother told The Associated Press. Officials identified the other […]

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Authorities on Tuesday identified a second of three female victims whose bodies were found last week wrapped in trash bags, saying the description of her tattoos helped them figure out who she is. The body of Shetisha Sheeley, 28, of Cleveland, was found in a field on Saturday, said East […]

Jacque Reid goes “Inside Her Story” with the mayor of East Cleveland Gary Norton about the recent discovery of three black women who police believe were killed by registered sex offender Michael Madison, 35.

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man possibly influenced by a serial killer was charged Monday with aggravated murder after three bodies wrapped in trash bags were found in suburban Cleveland. A call to police Friday led authorities to a home and a standoff with the man, who was eventually taken into custody, East […]

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Authorities responding to a report of a foul odor from a home ultimately discovered three bodies and arrested a registered…