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4th body at Cleveland residence identified

Anthony Sowell, 50, faces five counts of aggravated murder, felonious assault and kidnapping.
Anthony Sowell, 50, faces five counts of aggravated murder, felonious assault and kidnapping.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Nancy Cobb's family reported her missing to housing authority police in April
  • Coroner's office: Family did not file a report with Cleveland police until Monday
  • 10 bodies and the skull of an 11th have been found at Anthony Sowell's home
  • Sowell, 50, faces aggravated murder, felonious assault, kidnapping chargs
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Cleveland, Ohio (CNN) -- Authorities on Friday released the name of a fourth victim found last week in or around the home of registered sex offender.

The family of Nancy Cobbs, 43, reported her missing to the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority police in April, but did not file a report with Cleveland police until Monday, according to the Cuyahoga County Coroner's Office.

Anthony Sowell, who in 1990 pleaded guilty to two counts of attempted rape and served 15 years in prison, was arrested Saturday, two days after police discovered the first bodies at his home. He faces five counts of aggravated murder, rape, felonious assault and kidnapping, police said, and was denied bond at a hearing Wednesday.

Police have discovered the bodies of 10 people and skull of an 11th victim. Remains of six of the victims were found inside the home and five outside, police said. The skull was wrapped in a paper bag and stuffed into a bucket in the basement, police said.

Previously, the coroner's office said it had identified the bodies of Tonia Carmichael, 52; Telacia Fortson, 31; and Tishana Culver, 31.

Police initially went to Sowell's home last week to follow up on a rape accusation. Last month, neighbors reported seeing a naked woman fall from the second floor, but no charges were filed.

Neighbors called 911 after the October 20 incident. Firefighters and paramedics responded, and later notified police. The woman told officers that she was at the home and "partying," when she fell off the roof.

"They were doing coke, drugs, getting high," Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath said. A man described as her boyfriend -- Sowell -- told police the same story.