Sonya Billingsley, 53, and Tanya Gatlin, 27, were both identified using DNA traces from the abandoned building at 413 E. 43rd Ave. in Gary, Ind. they were found in last October, according to a statement from the Lake County Coroner’s office. Both women were last known to live in Gary.
A body found Oct. 19 in a vacant house at 2200 Massachusetts St. has been identified as Tracy Martin, 41, of Gary.
DNA samples have been sent to Indiana State Police to see if they can identify two of the three unidentified women whose remains were found inside abandoned homes in Gary last month.
A week after he was held in contempt of court for refusing to speak to a judge, suspected serial killer Darren Vann politely answered the same judge’s questions, and pleaded not guilty to the murders of two women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana earlier this month.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports from Gary, Ind.
Investigators in northwest Indiana have begun using suspected serial killer Darren Vann’s cell phone records, in an effort to track his movements before his arrest.
Wednesday afternoon, 43-year-old Darren Vann was charged with strangling 35-year-old Anith Jones, whose body was among six found in vacant buildings in Gary, Indiana, over the weekend.
An initial court appearance for suspected serial killer Darren Vann was delayed one week, after Vann refused to speak in court on Wednesday.
Families of the Gary murder victims are showing their grief and their frustration with a police response to a missing loved, reports CBS 2’s Pamela Jones.
A convicted sex offender was expected in court Wednesday, charged with killing one of seven women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana over the weekend.
Were there warning signs that Darren Vann would kill a series of female victims? CBS 2’s Pam Zekman looks at his long criminal history.
A man serving life sentences for two killings was convicted Thursday in the deaths of four others who were fatally beaten with a hammer in a northwest Illinois apartment.
Joseph Paul Franklin, a white supremacist who targeted blacks and Jews in a cross-country killing spree from 1977 to 1980, was put to death Wednesday in Missouri, the state’s first execution in nearly three years.
Michael Romanenko is free on bond and scheduled to appear Tuesday in Wheaton Field Court, charged with two counts of disorderly conduct/breach of peace.
The search for more possible victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy is now in the hands of the FBI.
The childhood home of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is up for sale. The northern Ohio home was the site of Dahmer’s first murder in 1978.
The residents of a small Illinois town – where the victim of an accused serial killer once lived – are finding life a bit less fearful with the help of a new police program.
Two Chicago lawyers have taken a fresh look at the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of three of serial killer John Wayne Gacy’s victims, and have concluded that he had at least one accomplice.
One of the unknown victims of John Wayne Gacy has been identified, more than 30 years after his death at the hands of one of the nation’s most notorious serial killers.
In the first 24 hours of the latest attempt to identify the eight unidentified victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says authorities have received a flood of calls.