Police release names of three suspected serial killer victims

CLEVELAND, OH (FOX19) Police in Cleveland release the names of three more victims allegedly killed by a convicted rapist.

Police arrested Anthony Sowell last month after they say one of his rape victims got away and informed authorities.

Authorities confirmed that they found the bodies of 47-year-old Amelda Hunter, 38-year-old Crystal Dozier and 45-year-old Michelle Mason in Sowell's home.

Police say eleven bodies in total were found in the Sowell's house.  They waited until family members were notified before releasing the names.

"It's hard. I mean, it was hard not knowing, but it's hard to even  worse now, that she got killed violently, " says Florence Brey, Crystal Dozier's mother.

Three other bodies had already been identified and officials are combing through DNA  samples from the families of missing women to identify more remains.

Sowell is being held on a five million dollar bond.

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