Discussion in 'East Cleveland, Cuyahoga County' started by fhc, Mar 28, 2013.
Trial for Ohio man charged with killing 3 women set to begin
Jury selection continues in trial of accused East Cleveland killer
As an FYI: Serial killer threads stay in the SK forum even during a trial.
'I hope you rot in hell,' grandmother shouts at accused serial killer Michael Madison in courtroom
Girlfriend of accused East Cleveland serial killer described 'deep scratches' on his face
CLEVELAND - The bailiff for Judge McDonnell reported the jury for the Michael Madison trial has reached a verdict.*
EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio-- A father*of one of the women *killed by Michael Madison, attacked*the serial killer during sentencing Thursday afternoon.
Michael Madison, the*man convicted of killing three women and wrapping their bodies in garbage bags,*had just been sentenced to death and victims' family members came up to speak. When Van Terry, father*of Shirellda Terry, came up, he said, "I guess we are supposed to find it in our hearts to forgive this clown... who has taken my child," then he turned around, and*jumped on*Madison. *Authorities and other people inside the courtroom grabbed him and took him out.
The judge followed*a jury's recommendation that Madison, 38,*should be executed for aggravated murder and kidnapping. The judge could have instead chosen life in prison with no chance of parole.
(Video at link)
The father of victim Shirellda Terry said, "I know I'm supposed to forgive you." He suddenly turned and jumped over the defense table and tried to grab Madison. Chaos erupted in the courtroom and many people were in tears.