Serial killer out of county lock-up, headed to death row - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Serial killer out of county lock-up, headed to death row

Posted: Updated:
(WOIO) -

For the first time in nearly two years, serial killer Anthony Sowell is out of the county jail.

19 Action News has learned the mass murderer was shipped to the Supermax Prison in Youngstown, which is where prisoners sentenced to death are housed. 

Sowell will be in complete isolation for 30 days.

51-year-old Sowell was sentenced to death for the murder of eleven women between June 2007 and September 2009. The victims' remains were found inside and outside of Sowell's Imperial Avenue home in Cleveland. 

As of now, Sowell's execution date is set for October 29th, 2012.

Copyright 2011 WOIO. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

1909 Wynnton Road
Columbus, Ga. 31906

FCC Public File
publicfile@wtvm.com
706-494-5400
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WTVM. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.