Police in Virginia have launched the names of two ladies they believe have been killed by the alleged “procuring cart killer,” and stated they could have discovered a fifth sufferer in Washington, D.C.
Fairfax County Police Chief Kevin Davis instructed reporters Friday throughout a press convention that DNA proof was used to establish Cheyenne Brown, 29, of Washington, D.C., and Stephanie Harrison, 48, of Redding, California, because the victims discovered Dec. 15 close to the Moon Inn Resort in Alexandria, Virginia.
The final individual Brown was seen alive with was Anthony Eugene Robinson, Davis stated.
Robinson, 35, of Washington, D.C., is being held within the Rockingham-Harrisonburg Regional Jail in Harrisonburg, Virginia, on two counts of homicide and two counts of felony disposal of human stays.
He was arrested in November 2021 and charged with the killing of Allene Elizabeth Redmon, 54, and Tonita Lorice Smith, 39.
Investigators consider the killer transported their our bodies, discovered by police in Harrisonburg, Virginia, in a procuring cart, Davis stated.
“We consider he transported at the very least one among our Fairfax County victims in a procuring cart as nicely,” he stated.
Robinson is the “major and singular suspect” within the deaths of the third and fourth victims, Brown and Harrison, and legal prices are anticipated towards him in these circumstances, Davis stated.
A possible fifth sufferer was discovered useless this week in a procuring cart in Washington, D.C. after police obtained a tip, Fairfax County Police Main Ed O’Carroll stated. Police didn’t launch the title of the lady, who was discovered lined solely with a blanket.
Robinson’s potential involvement “is predicated on digital proof that places him in the identical neighborhood across the time of the sufferer’s disappearance,” O’Carroll stated.
The Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Division is investigating that case.
Police tie Robinson to victims by way of courting apps
Police stated Robinson used the courting app Loads of Fish to lure victims. Cheyenne Brown had linked with him on that app, Davis stated. Robinson additionally used the Tagged courting app, he stated.
Investigators consider Robinson focused his victims on courting websites and met them at motels in Virginia, Davis instructed reporters final month.
“Our Procuring Cart Killer does unspeakable issues together with his victims,” Davis stated on the time.
The FBI Behavioral unit is working with Fairfax County police. Robinson had tackle from New York to Virginia and 35 completely different legislation enforcement companies from New York to Harrisonburg, Virginia (about 130 miles south of Washington) have been taking a look at lacking individuals stories as a part of the investigation.
“We’d like any survivor … who could have interacted with (Robinson) and escaped to contact us,” Davis stated. “And we consider there are survivors on the market.”
These with any info can contact the Fairfax County Police Division’s Main Crimes Bureau instantly at 703-246-7800. Suggestions can be submitted anonymously at 1-866-411-TIPS. Police are providing money rewards for info that results in extra prices.
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