Daughters of two of serial killer Anthony Sowell's victims walked the vacant lot on Imperial Avenue for the first time since their mothers' bodies were recovered nearly four years ago.
CLEVELAND - Expert witnesses for convicted serial killer Anthony Sowell have billed taxpayers more than $100,000 in expenses.
So far, just four expert witnesses have cost taxpayers $103,000.
Dr. George Woods, a psychiatrist, charged $350 an hour. His diagnosis cost a total of $47,647.
Dr. Dale Watson, another psychologist, charged $300 an hour and received $35,000 for his services, including billing taxpayers $3,000 for time he spent traveling by jet from California to Cleveland and back.
Finally, Lori James Townes, a social worker who testified about factors that may have influenced Sowell's behavior received a total of $15,830.
Sowell's attorneys have been paid $138,000 so far, but that figure is expected to increase.
Taxpayers have paid $81 a day to house Sowell in jail, bringing that figure to at least $55,000 up to this point.
The grand total, including attorney fees, expert witnesses and Sowell's jail stay to date is approximately $296,000.
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