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Suspected Indiana serial killer charged in 1 death
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:34:36 -0700

HAMMOND, Indiana (AP) A man suspected in the deaths of seven women in northwestern Indiana has been charged in one of the slayings.The Lake County prosecutor's office on Monday charged 43-year-old Darren Vann of nearby Gary, Indiana,...

Police: Indiana Serial-Killing Suspect Hints at More Victims
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:50:31 -0700

This undated photo provided by the Lake County Sheriff's Department shows Darren Vann. Police say Vann, a suspect in the slayings of seven women whose bodies were found in northwestern Indiana over the weekend, is a former Texas resident who now lives in Gary. Hammond Police Chief John Doughty says Vann will be charged Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in the slaying of a woman whose body was found Friday ...

Finding victims in Indiana case a lengthy process
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:10:00 -0700

Investigators in two states are reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who police say confessed to killing seven women and hinted at more victims over a 20-year span.

Indiana police investigate deaths of seven women
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:03:59 -0700

A convicted sex offender suspected of murdering at least seven women and leaving the bodies in abandoned houses in northwest Indiana may be a serial killer who has killed others in the state as far back as 20 years ago, local police said on Monday.

Police: Indiana suspect hints at more killings
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:11:41 -0700

GARY, Ind. — Police investigating the slayings of seven women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana over the weekend said Monday they believe it is the work of a serial killer, and that the suspect has indicated there could be more victims going back 20 years. The Lake County prosecutor's office on Monday charged 43-year-old Darren Vann of Gary, Indiana, in the strangulation death of 19 ...

Indiana suspect hints at more killings
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:41:20 -0700

Police investigating the slayings of seven northwestern Indiana women whose bodies were found over the weekend said Monday they believe it is the work of a serial killer, and that the suspect has indicated there could be more victims going back 20 years. The Lake County prosecutor's office on Monday charged 43-year-old Darren Vann of Gary, Indiana, in the strangulation death of 19-year-old ...

Suspected Indiana Serial Killer Charged in One Death
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:07:25 -0700

The mayor of Gary, Indiana says that a man who confessed to killing one woman and led police to the bodies of six others in northwestern Indiana had been convicted of sex crimes in Texas.

Suspected Ind. serial killer charged in 1 death
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:08:33 -0700

A man suspected in the deaths of seven women in northwestern Indiana has been charged in one of the slayings.

Neighbors say possible serial killer `just an average guy`
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:28:18 -0700

Suspected serial killer Darren Vann was charged with murder Monday in connection with the deaths of seven women found in Indiana over the weekend and sources tell WGN the case may go beyond the jurisdiction of Lake County Indiana. 43-year-old Vann has told investigators that there may be dozens of more victims; in Indiana, across […]

Suspected Indiana serial killer charged in woman's death; more likely in 6 other deaths
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:00:24 -0700

HAMMOND, Ind. — A man suspected in the deaths of seven women in northwestern Indiana has been charged in one of the slayings. The Lake County prosecutor's office on Monday charged 43-year-old Darren Vann of nearby Gary, Indiana, in the strangulation death of 19-year-old Afrikka Hardy.