Man Up: Accused Cleveland Strangler Due In Court

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - It was a crime that rocked Cleveland. The bodies of eleven women found in and around a home on Imperial Avenue. Now, the man accused in the murders will face a judge this morning.

Anthony Sowell is facing an unprecedented 85-count indictment for allegedly murdering eleven females, raping two females and attempting to rape a third female.

The 50-year-old sex offender was indicted on charges of aggravated murder, kidnapping, abuse of a corpse, and tampering with evidence for the murder of eleven females between June 2007 and June 2009.

Sowell faces the possibility of being sent to death row if convicted of the heinous crimes.

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