Cleveland Strangler Anthony Sowell was sentenced to death Friday by Judge Dick Ambrose, upholding the jury's recommendation.
Wednesday, jurors recommended the death penalty for Anthony Sowell, the man responsible for the murders of 11 Northeast Ohio women. The victims' bodies were found in and around Sowell's home on Imperial Avenue back in 2009.
Sowell entered the courtroom, sat down and closed his eyes. He had his eyes closed through much of the hearing, including family impact statements.
Judge Dick Ambrose asked Sowell if he wished to address the court and Sowell sat still in his seat with his eyes shut, numb to his surroundings.
They were born just two weeks apart. A 10-week-old baby and 8-week-old pit bull have a fascinating relationship. They absolutely adore each other! Louisiana native Brandi Hodges, 25, has posted photosMore >
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Police said an 11-year-old Independence boy died following a wreck in Independence that sent multiple people to the hospital Friday morning.More >
Relatives of 11-year old Noah Stratton, killed in an accident in Independence last Friday, say they are grieving deeply, but have only fond memories of young Noah whom they call "The greatest 11-year-old in the world."