Shannon LeGro

iTF 05 The Cleveland Strangler

iTF 05 The Cleveland Strangler

It is time to begin what will be iTF's many brushes with true crime. What makes these people so different than you and I? Is it brain chemistry, learned responses? Whatever it may be, we find them fascinating and disturbing.  Sam Shearon, Ryan Sprague and I first discuss Sam's experiences playing Dracula. Then we chat about New York ComicCon, and a little about Ryan's play," East in Red". Shannon then interviews Author and Investigative Journalist Robert Sberna, who authored the book: House of Horrors, The Shocking True Story of Anthony Sowell The Cleveland Strangler. Robert spoke to the surviving victims, their families and even Anthony Sowell himself. Anthony was arrested in October 2009 as a suspect in the murders of eleven women whose bodies were discovered at his Cleveland, Ohio, duplex at 12205 Imperial Avenue in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood.  Sowell was even a decorated Marine, and  during his seven-year Marine Corps career, Corporal Sowell received a Good Conduct Medal with one service star, a Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, a Certificate of Commendation, a Meritorious Mast, and two Letters of Appreciation.  Purchase the book by my guest, Robert Sberna-House of Horrors: The Shocking True Story of Anthony Sowell The Cleveland Strangler ROBERT SBERNA is a former daily newspaper reporter who now contributes to several national and regional publications. His articles have appeared in the Washington Examiner, US Magazine, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Cleveland Magazine, Inbound Logistics, Neoconomist, Crains and Ohio Magazine. Find Robert at his website: and he is also the editor of Take a moment to rate and review us in iTunes if you have a moment!  And visit us at  

Duration: 2 hr 7 min

Release Date:

Share part or all of the audio of this episode