East Cleveland police checking leads on ‘possible additional suspect' in triple murder case

No one in custody at this time

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio - East Cleveland police are continuing to investigate if anyone else is involved in the case of three women's bodies found wrapped in trash bags in a neighborhood.

"We are following up leads of a possible additional suspect but nothing has been verified as of yet," police told NewsChannel5 Thursday.

East Cleveland police said they have about a half-dozen people they would like to question as additional suspects.

Wednesday, officers were investigating leads in Mansfield.

They said they questioned a man Wednesday in relation to the investigation. He has been released.

Michael Madison remains the sole suspect in custody in connection with the deaths of Angela Deskins, Shetisha Sheeley and Shirellda Terry.

Madison has been charged with charged with three counts each of kidnapping and aggravated murder. He is currently being held on $6 million bond.

He has been secluded in isolation from other inmates and is under 24-hour surveillance.

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