- The Washington Times - Friday, June 3, 2016

A grieving father in an Ohio courtroom lunged at the serial killer who took his daughter’s life.

Michael Madison was convicted on May 5 of murdering three women and wrapping their bodies in plastic bags. A father inside a Cleveland courtroom on Thursday did a “Superman”-like dive at the killer during a victim-impact statement.

Shirellda Terry, 18, was one of three women killed in July 2013 by Madison, 35, who was also convicted last month on additional counts of rape, kidnapping and gross abuse of a corpse. Shirellda’s father, Van Terry, charged at Madison for his lack of remorse.

“Right now, I guess we are supposed to give you forgiveness. You tortured our families. You take my child,” Mr. Terry said.

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty said Mr. Terry simply reached his “breaking point.”

“The defendant was taunting him,” Mr. McGinty said. “He killed his daughter. This is the type of thing Mr. Madison finds amusing,” a local ABC affiliate reported Thursday.

Cuyahoga County Judge Nancy McDonnell sentenced Madison to death for his crimes. His other victims include Shetisha Sheeley, 28, and 38-year old Angela Deskins.

All three corpses were found inside a garage behind the killer’s apartment.

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