Possible Serial Killer in Custody as 7 Female Bodies Found in NW Indiana

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A possible serial killer has been arrested in Gary, Indiana. Police say that the alleged killer made the confession after a woman’s body was found at a Motel 6 in nearby Hammond. The Associated Press reports:

Authorities in northwestern Indiana say the bodies of three more unidentified women have been found, following what police say was the confession of a man to killing a woman who was found strangled at a motel.

The Lake County coroner’s office says the bodies were found Sunday night at two locations in Gary.

Hammond police say the 43-year-old man also told investigators where the bodies of three other women could be found in Gary. Those women were found late Saturday and early Sunday.

Seven bodies have been found to date. The investigation continues, although charges may be filed as early as today. The name of the alleged killer has not yet been released.

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