ST. LOUIS (NewsNation Now) — The FBI mentioned a suspected serial killer has been arrested after allegedly capturing no less than six victims in Missouri and Kansas.
The FBI mentioned Perez Reed, 25, shot the victims with the identical .40 caliber gun. 4 of the victims died from their wounds.
The St. Louis County man was arrested whereas coming again to the town over the weekend. He was taken into custody whereas touring by practice from Kansas Metropolis again to St. Louis at a cease in Independence, Missouri. He had the gun in his possession, in keeping with authorities.
Reed was charged Saturday with two counts of first-degree homicide, three counts of armed felony motion and one depend of first-degree assault.
He’s suspected of killing a 16-year-old lady, Marnay Haynes, on Sept. 13, and likewise suspected within the deadly capturing of 40-year-old Lester Robinson on Sept. 26. He’s additionally accused of a 3rd capturing in St. Louis County that left an individual with everlasting disabilities.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, citing a police affidavit filed in federal courtroom, mentioned Reed might be tied to no less than 4 different homicides and extra shootings. Amongst them, police are investigating whether or not Reed killed Damon Irvin and Daja Fairrow, whose our bodies have been discovered earlier this month in an condominium complicated in Kansas Metropolis, Kansas. Prices haven’t been filed in these killings.
In the meantime, St. Louis metropolis police mentioned Monday that they plan to hunt fees in opposition to Reed within the latest capturing deaths of 49-year-old Pamela Abercrombie and 24-year-old Casey Ross.
Investigators say Reed shot a few of the victims in the identical “distinctive method.” There doesn’t look like any connection between the victims.
Authorities haven’t supplied a motive for the shootings.
Reed, in an interview with police, denied hurting anybody, the affidavit said.
The Related Press and NewsNation affiliate KTVI contributed to this report.
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