House of horrors : The Shocking True Story of Anthony Sowell, the Cleveland Strangler. / Robert Sberna.
- ISBN: 9781612777337 (electronic bk)
- ISBN: 9781612777320 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2012.
To his neighbors on Imperial Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio, Anthony Sowell was a quiet and helpful former Marine who played chess and hosted summer barbeques in his front yard. But there was a dark side to Sowell-and a horrific secret inside his house. In mid-2007, Crystal Dozier, 38, made plans to visit Sowell. She was never seen again. Over the next two years, ten more Cleveland women disappeared. Their families filed missing persons reports. Police say their search efforts were hampered by the women's transient lifestyles. But the families say police considered their loved ones "disposable" and didn't take their disappearances seriously.On October 29, 2009, a SWAT team entered Sowell's house to arrest him on a sexual assault charge. Nearly overcome by the stench of decaying flesh, police encountered a nightmarish scene: a skull was found in the basement and the remains of eleven women were scattered throughout the house and buried in the backyard. Sowell, a sexual...
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