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CLEVELAND, Ohio – The father of a murder victim lunged across the courtroom and attacked her killer Thursday.

A judge sentenced Michael Madison to death for killing three women.

Van Terry’s daughter, Shirellda Terry, was one of the victims. As Terry prepared to read a victim-impact statement Thursday, he turned to Madison, who smiled maliciously at him. Terry lunged at the killer. Deputies swarmed the chaotic scene and separated the two.

According to ABC News, officials are reviewing the situation.

Madison, 38, received the death penalty for his crimes.

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