Medical examiner says 2 of 3 E. Cleveland victims strangled

6:36 PM, Jul 26, 2013   |    comments
  • Angela Deskins. Photo via Northeast Ohio Missings Persons Database.
  • Shetisha Sheeley is the second victim identified in a triple murder case. Photo courtesy of Sheeley's family.
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CLEVELAND -- Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner Dr. Thomas Gilson has determined that two of the three East Cleveland victims died due to strangulation.

Cause of death reports were released on all three women late Friday afternoon.

Dr. Gilson says both Shirellda Terry, 18, and Angela Deskins, 38, died of ligature strangulation. The medical examiner was unable to determine how Shetisha Sheeley, 28, died.  The report lists her cause of death as "homicidal violence by unspecified means."

All three women's deaths have been ruled as homicides.

Their bodies were found wrapped in plastic in the area of Shaw and Hayden avenues in East Cleveland on July 19 and July 20.

Michael Madison, 35, is being held on a $6 million bond in the murders.


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