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4 Bodies Found as Victims of ‘Shoppers Killer’ – CBS Baltimore

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) – Police in Virginia say the discovery of four bodies at two different locations in the state was the work of a serial killer who used a cart to transport his victim’s body after meeting him. them on dating sites.

At Friday’s news conference, Fairfax County Sheriff Kevin Davis called the suspect, Anthony Robinson, 35, of Washington, DC, a “buyer killer” and said police were working to identify Determine if there are any other victims.

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Davis said Robinson, who was arrested in Rockingham County last month, has lived in multiple locations along the East Coast in recent years.

Police in Harrisonburg arrested Robinson last month and charged him with two counts of murder after found two bodies in an empty lot in the city.

“The good thing is that he is in custody. The remaining challenge is identifying other victims,” Davis said.

Evidence discovered after Robinson’s arrest prompted police to search an area near the Moon Inn in Fairfax County, south of Alexandria.

During the search, detectives noticed a cart and recalled that a cart was used to transport the bodies in the Harrisonburg case, said Ed O’Carroll, commander of the unit. major crime in Fairfax County said.

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Near the cart was a large plastic container containing the remains of two women. One person has been identified as Cheyenne Brown, 29, who is missing and is being investigated by Washington, DC police. A second body found in Fairfax County has yet to be identified.

The three identified victims have all gone missing in the past few months. Police say they are trying to research Robinson’s life over the years to see if there may be more victims.

“That’s what worries us,” Davis said. “He didn’t suddenly turn into the person he was three months ago.”

All three identified victims met Robinson through dating websites. Police believe his dating history could provide clues about any other victims.

Police did not say whether the victims were sexually assaulted, but Davis bluntly stated during the press conference that the suspect had done “unspeakable things to his victims”.

The two victims found dead in Harrisonburg were previously identified as Tonita Lorice Smith, 39, of Charlottesville, and Allene Elizabeth “Beth” Redmon, 54, of Harrisonburg.

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