**FILE** Anthony Sowell sits in the courtroom before the jury recommended the death penalty for Sowell on Aug. 10, 2011 in Cleveland. (Associated Press/The Plain Dealer)
Convicted serial killer Anthony Sowell stands Wednesday with his attorney, Rufus Sims, in court in Cleveland as a jury recommends the death penalty for his crimes.
**FILE** Anthony Sowell appears for the sentencing phase of his trial in Cleveland on Aug. 9, 2011. Sowell, 51, was convicted of killing 11 women and dumping their remains around his house and yard. (Associated Press)
Anthony Sowell, 51, was convicted on July 22 of killing 11 women and then hiding some bodies in his Cleveland home and burying others in his backyard.