Suspected Midwest serial killer charged in two extra murders

A suspected serial killer accused of 4 homicides in Missouri was charged Thursday with two extra counts of first-degree homicide in Kansas, authorities stated.

Perez Reed, 26, was accused of killing two folks recognized by police in Kansas Metropolis, Kansas, as Damon Irvin and Rau’daja Fairrow at an house complicated in late October.

Authorities found their our bodies whereas conducting a welfare verify.

Reed, who was arrested Nov. 5 in Independence, Missouri, has additionally been charged with 4 counts of first-degree homicide within the metropolis and county of St. Louis, court docket data present.

He faces a number of allegations of assault and armed prison motion, in addition to a federal weapons cost.

When Reed was arrested, he had a .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol, a caliber federal investigators stated matched shell casings discovered at unsolved shootings in and round St. Louis, the FBI stated in a press release.

The FBI added that the victims present in Kansas Metropolis had been shot and killed in a fashion “constant” with the St. Louis shootings.

The 4 Missouri victims had been shot within the head on separate days in September. They’ve been recognized as Marnay Haynes, 16; Lester Robinson, 40; Pamela Abercrombie, 49; and Carey Ross, 24.

St. Louis County Lt. Craig Longworth has stated there was no identified connection between the victims.

A potential motive wasn’t instantly clear. Reed, who was being held on $2 million bond, has denied hurting anybody, in line with an affidavit.

The general public defender’s workplace in St. Louis, which is representing Reed, could not instantly be reached. It wasn’t clear if he had a lawyer within the Kansas Metropolis circumstances.