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Sunday search looked at about 40 abandoned houses and other areas, but it turned up no more bodies in the neighbourhood where three were found Friday and Saturday.
A medical examiner says the bodies were in advanced stages of decomposition, and it will take days to identify the women and determine how they died
The first body was found Friday in a garage. Two others were found Saturday one in a backyard and the other in the basement of a vacant house.
The bodies were each in the fetal position, wrapped in several layers of trash bags, Norton said. He said detectives continue to interview the suspect, who used his mother address in Cleveland in registering as a sex offender, the mayor said.
person in custody, some of the things he said to investigators made us go back today, the mayor said.
The police chief told volunteers, including community anti crime activists, to watch for missing floor boards as they looked inside houses.
MO of each body we found so far was wrapped up in a lot of garbage bags, so if you see anything and it might not look like it a body, but it could be because each bag, the way he had each person was in a fetal position, Spotts told searchers. didn look like a person could actually fit in the bag. neighbour, Nathenia Crosby, said she was familiar with the suspect and had seen him walking through the neighbourhood. She said she had told him to stop talking to her daughter and warned him after seeing h jordan 11 im talk to her cousin.
very scary, especially when he used to be talking to my daughter, said Crosby, 48. I told him he was too old to be talking to my daughter because she was only 19. When I found out how old he was, I said, need to move on, she too jordan 11 young. police, FBI, the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the Cuyahoga County Sheriff Department went through yards and abandoned houses over about three blocks Saturday and used dogs trained to find cadavers. They planned to expand the search Sunday.
It the third recent high profile case in the Cleveland area that involves attacks on women.
In May, three women who separately vanished a decade ago were found captive in a run down house. Ariel Castro, a former school bus driver, has been charged with nearly 1,000 counts of kidnap, rape and other crimes. He has pleaded not guilty to all the charges.
Castro is accused of repeatedly restraining the women, sometimes chai jordan 11 ning them to a pole in a basement, to a bedroom heater or inside a van. The charges say one of the women tried to escape an jordan 11 d he assaulted her with a vacuum cord around her neck.
In 2009, Sowell was arrested after a woman escaped from his house and said she had been raped there. Police found the mostly nude bodies of 11 women throughout the home.
Sowell victims ranged in age from 24 to 52, all were recovering or current drug addicts and most died of strangulation; some had been decapitated, and others were so badly decomposed that coroners couldn say with certainty how they died. The bodies were disposed of in garbage bags and plastic sheets.
Prosecutors described Sowell in court papers as worst offender in the history of Cuyahoga County and arguably the State of Ohio. was found guilty in 2011 and sentenced to death.