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East Cleveland Bodies Update: Second victim ID'd as Shetisha Sheeley, 28

Shetisha Sheeley in an undated photo.
Family photo via WOIO
(CBS/AP) EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio - Authorities in Ohio have identified the second victim of a man charged with killing three women whose bodies were found wrapped in trash bags.

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The East Cleveland mayor and the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner on Tuesday identified the victim as 28-year-old Shetisha Sheeley, of Cleveland. Mayor Gary Norton says her body was found in a field on Saturday.

Medical Examiner Thomas Gilson says Sheeley was identified by fingerprints and by tattoos.

The first victim was identified Monday as 38-year-old Angela Deskins.

Gilson says they are still working to identify the third victim and that he hopes to release information on how the women died within a few days.

Norton says the public is playing an important role in identifying the victims by providing information.

Suspect Michael Madison, 35, is charged with three counts of aggravated murder and three counts of kidnapping. He was ordered held on $6 million bond - $1 million for each count. According to CBS affiliate WOIO, he was transferred from the East Cleveland Jail to the Cuyahoga County Justice Center Tuesday morning.

Norton has said Madison has indicated he might have been influenced by Cleveland serial killer Anthony Sowell, who was convicted in 2011 of murdering 11 women and sentenced to death.

Complete coverage of the Michael Madison case on Crimesider

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  • Crimesider Staff

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