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I.D. Confirmed: Third East Cleveland victim identified as Shirellda Terry

Shirellda Terry (SOURCE: Family) Shirellda Terry (SOURCE: Family)
Shirellda Terry (SOURCE: Family) Shirellda Terry (SOURCE: Family)

Three families, understandably, are in mourning.

As they grieve and ask questions so are police. They're busy building their case against the suspected killer -- Michael Madison.

For two weeks we've been bringing you the story of and East Cleveland family desperately looking for their 18 year-old daughter. Tuesday evening, confirmation that unfortunately they can now stop searching.

"It's hard for me, heartbreaking," said Van Terry, Shirellda's dad.

19 Action News has learned that the woman's body found Friday is Shirellda Terry. Family members tell 19 Action news that Shirellda had not been seen since she left for work at 1 p.m. on July 10.

Her grandmother released this statement Tuesday afternoon:

"I just want to thank everyone for their support--the community members, police, everyone for their prayers."
Rosie Terry

The bodies of Shetisha Sheeley, 28, and Angela Deskins, 38, were both found Saturday.

Sheeley's body was found in a field outside of an abandoned house in the area of Hayden and Shaw Avenues while Deskins body was found inside the abandoned house.

Suspect Michael Madison, 35, has been charged with kidnapping and aggravated murder and is being held on a $6M bond.

Madison was transferred from the East Cleveland Jail to the Cuyahoga County Justice Center Tuesday morning.

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