Snapped Infamous: The Cleveland Strangler dives deeper into the haunting story of serial killer Anthony Sowell, a former Marine who preyed on girls and slept beside their decomposing our bodies.
Worse than hell.
The Snapped: Notorious sequence takes on the notorious Cleveland Strangler in a haunting new two-hour particular, airing Saturday, July 24. Snapped Infamous: The Cleveland Strangler particulars the invention of 11 decomposing our bodies within the residence of former Marine Anthony Sowell; the story is advised by interviews with six survivors who managed to flee Sowell’s abuse.
In E!’s unique sneak peek, investigative journalist Beth Karas displays on the particularly ugly case. “It [had] been over two years since girls began vanishing within the neighborhood,” Kara explains of the break within the case, “and now the police make a stunning discovery.”
The Cleveland police storm Sowell’s Mount Nice residence…and understand they entered a “haunted home,” in accordance with former detective Martin Smith. “They observe two decomposed our bodies on the ground,” retired Det. Smith of the Cleveland Police Dept. remembers. Working solely with flashlights, Det. Smith and Det. Lem Griffin navigated the crime scene.
“I describe [it] as a haunted house-type environment,” Smith remembers. “The extra we discovered ourselves inside the home, the stronger the odor turned, and as soon as we arrived to the third ground, it was fairly intense.”
Sowell’s property was affected by lifeless flies, “to the purpose the place you could not truly see the ground,” Smith factors out.
In actual fact, the specialists on the scene had by no means witnessed such an evil case, likening it Sowell’s crimes to hell. “The scene was extraordinarily disturbing, like one thing out of Dante’s Inferno,” former Cleveland police lieutenant Michael Baumiller provides.
Nevertheless, it solely will get extra ugly: They encounter the our bodies of 11 murdered girls in Sowell’s home. “This man, for a truth, we all know was residing on the third ground the place these our bodies have been,” Smith concludes. “What sort of man? What sort of individual does that?”
Watch the chilling clip above.
Snapped Infamous: The Cleveland Strangler premieres Saturday, July 24 at 9 p.m. on Oxygen.
(E! and Oxygen are each a part of the NBCUniversal household.)