Anthony Sowell

A memorial for the victims of serial killer Anthony Sowell has seen yet another delay. “I had been looking for my child for two and a half years and they couldn’t find her,” Florence Bray told WKYC Channel 3’s Hilary Golston. “They pronounced her dead November third of ’09.” Bray lost a daughter and a […]

The Ohio Supreme Court will hear arguments in the death penalty appeal of Anthony Sowell on April 5. Sowell, who was convicted of the murders of 11 women between 2007 and 2009 in Cleveland, has raised multiple issues with his trial, convictions, and death sentence. Police discovered the women’s bodies in and around his home […]

Exactly five years ago Wednesday, police found the first two victims in Anthony Sowell’s home on Cleveland’s East Side. Wednesday the city, the community and the families all broke ground on a brand-new garden and memorial to replace the home, which has since been torn down. “We all share one common bond, and that is […]

    Members of the Cleveland community came together Tuesday evening to remember the victims of Anthony Sowell Sowell is currently on death row for the killings of 11 women in his home, on Imperial Ave. It’s been four years since the deadly discovery on Cleveland’s East side. Among the crowd Tuesday was Joann Moore. Moore’s sister […]

An oversight committee says Cleveland police have made significant progress in a recommended overhaul of how they handle missing person and sex crime investigations. The recommendations came from a commission formed in 2009 to review policies following public outrage after the remains of 11 women were found in Anthony Sowell’s Imperial Avenue home in late […]

CLEVELAND – Demolition was completed Tuesday on Cleveland’s real life “House of Horrors.” By 3 p.m. crews only needed to fill in the basement hole where the house at 12205 Imperial Avenue once stood. Crews with demolition equipment started gathering at Anthony Sowell’s house on Cleveland’s east side before 7 a.m. In October 2009, Cleveland […]

Early Tuesday morning, crews will begin demolishing the Imperial Avenue home where convicted mass murderer Anthony Sowell killed 11 women. The city completed asbestos abatement Monday. It’s been carefully following the legal steps needed to tear down the house which stands in mute testimony to a horrific story. Hand-delivered letters were sent to the families of […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – “One Thousand Balloons for the Angels of Imperial Avenue”, a memorial service, dove release and balloon launch to honor the eleven women who were slain on Cleveland’s Imperial Avenue, will be a part of the activities of the 40th annual Eleventh Congressional District Community Caucus Labor Day Parade and Festival at […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – “One Thousand Balloons for the Angels of Imperial Avenue”, a memorial service, dove release and balloon launch to honor the eleven women who were slain on Cleveland’s Imperial Avenue, will be a part of the activities of the 40th annual Eleventh Congressional District Community Caucus Labor Day Parade and Festival at […]

Convicted serial killer Anthony Sowell has already filed a motion for a new trial. Sowell, 51, was sentenced to death last week following a lengthy trial convicting him in the deaths of 11 women. Their remains were found in and around his Imperial Avenue house on Cleveland’s east side in the fall of 2009. The […]

Convicted serial killer Anthony Sowell has already filed a motion for a new trial. Sowell, 51, was sentenced to death last week following a lengthy trial convicting him in the deaths of 11 women. Their remains were found in and around his Imperial Avenue house on Cleveland’s east side in the fall of 2009. The […]

A Cuyahoga County jury recommended the death sentence for convicted serial killer Anthony Sowell. On July 22, the same jury found Sowell guilty on 82 of 83 counts, including aggravated murder, rape, kidnapping and abuse of a corpse. Prosecutors said Sowell lured the women into his house with drugs and alcohol, then strangled them. The […]