|Convicted serial killer and death row|
inmate Anthony Sowell
CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM-CLEVELAND, Ohio- Local community activist groups and Black elected officials, led by the Imperial Women Coalition and Black on Black Crime Inc, will host the 6th Anniversary of the Imperial Avenue Murders rally and vigil on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 5;15 pm on Imperial Avenue in Cleveland in front of the since demolished home of serial killer and death row inmate Anthony Sowell. The day marks the 6th anniversary since 2009 when authorities began pulling dead bodies from the home on the city's largely Black east side.
Sowell, 56, was convicted in 2011 on 82 of 83 counts, including 11 counts of aggravated murder of the 11 Black women that he strangled to death at his home, and three counts of rape as to the rape of three other Black women, also at his home.
Other issues of public concern relative to the rally, say activists, are the at large purported serial killer that killed four women between early March and the middle of May in 2013, three Black and one White, along a strip at E. 93rd Street in Cleveland, also on the city's east side, and suspected East Cleveland serial killer Michael Madison, who is
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