Opening statements begin in Michael Madison trial

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CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Opening statements began Friday morning in the trial of Michael Madison.

Madison, 37, is accused of killing three women in East Cleveland.

On Friday, jurors listened to statements from both sides and then went to East Cleveland to view the scene of the crimes. The bodies of Angela Deskins, Shetisha Sheeley and Shirellda Terry were found wrapped in plastic bags near Madison's home in 2013.

Madison could get the death penalty if convicted on charges of felony murder, rape and kidnapping.

Madison's mental state had been called into question, which delayed the trial date.

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