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Three Cleveland Women Found Dead Wrapped in Plastic
A 35 year old registered sex offender is in police custody after the bodies of three women were found wrapped in plastic in East Cleveland.
All the victims are young black females.
CBS affiliate WOIO-TV in Cleveland said one body was found decomposing in a garage on Friday. The first victim was 53 and weighed 110 lbs.
She was found next to a car police connected to Michael Madison. Madison lives in the neighborhood where the bodies were located.
After a brief standoff at Madisons mothers house he was arrested.
The second and third victims were found in an abandoned house on Saturday near the first body. Police suspect these two women were killed in the last six to ten days.
According to officials the second victim was wearing a green hoodie and had a tattoo of a pink and green flower on her left thigh. The third victim was wearing a purple leopard print top.
Police say Madison hinted that there may be more bodies. This has prompted a search in East Cleveland for any more victims.
A man in the neighborhood said that the suspect was an admirer of the serial killer, Anthony Sowell. Sowell was found living with the dead bodies of eleven women in his Cleveland home back in 2009.
Stay with Local 12 for new developments as they unfold.