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October 17, 2014 Darren Deon Vann Indiana Serial Murder Suspect Suspect Darren Deon Vann, a 43 year old former US Marine allegedly ordered a prostitute through the backpage.com and arranged a Friday meeting at a Motel 6 in Hammond with Afrikka Hardy, 19. When another person went to the motel to check on Hardy, they found her body in a bathtub. Using a phone number provided by the facilitator, police electronically tracked Vann down. He was arrested and confessed to the murder of 7 Indiana victims to police, including two murders in northwestern Indiana between 1994 and 1995. He led police to the body of Anith Jones on October 18 who has been missing since October 8. He previously lived in Austin, Texas. He is a registered sex-offender against a woman in 2009 and was sentenced to five years in prison.
1 murdered, 27 accused perpetrators January 21, 2006 Murder of Ilan Halimi for Anti-Semitism in France Ilan Halimi was a young French Jewish man of Moroccan descent who was kidnapped and held for ransom on 21 January 2006 by a group of African immigrants called the Gang of Barbarians and subsequently tortured, over a period of three weeks, resulting in his death. Halimi was lured by an attractive customer, a seventeen-year-old girl who called herself Yalda (of French-Iranian origin), to an apartment block in the Parisian banlieues. There Halimi was overwhelmed by a youth gang and kept prisoner for twenty-four days. The woman who later turned herself in was Audrey L., a retirement home nurse, has been involved in several "honeypot" operations before but had never quite realized what they were all about. According to one witness, verses from the Koran were recited while Halimi was tortured. When Ilan was found barely alive, he was naked, handcuffed, and bleeding profusely, and incapable of speaking. His entire body - or "80% of it," according to police - had been butchered. He died of his wounds on the way to the hospital only minutes after being found.
August 4, 2014 Radicalized Convert Ali Muhammad Brown Charged Murder of Gay Man, College Student, Robbery Ali Muhammad Brown is wanted for the shooting of two gay men in Seattle on June 1, 2014 Ahmed Said and Dwone Anderson-Young. The murder is being investigated as a possible hate crime against gays possibly motivated by radicalized Islamic beliefs as there were no other apparent motives. Brown claims to be Muslim and a jihadi. He told investigators that the shooting of the four victims in the Seattle area and New Jersey were “just kills,” or justified shootings of adult males in retaliation for actions by the U.S. government in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. He is in jail on $5 million bail.
Darren Deon Vann - Wikipedia Darren Deon Vann is a suspected American serial killer. He was arrested in 2014 and has confessed to the murder of 7 Indiana victims. Vann was previously ...
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Gary, Indiana Is a Serial Killer’s Playground Daily Beast Darren Deon Vann's hometown has 10,000 abandoned houses, more than enough for him to hide six bodies. Even worse, it's a place where women disappear without being missed. There’s a Jane Doe or two among the seven women allegedly killed by Darren Deon Vann who need to be identified; more charges are forthcoming for Vann, who is already pinned for the murder of Afrika Hardy, strangled and left in the bathtub of a Motel 6. Six bodies have been discovered thanks to his confession. “Supposedly there’s 14,” a concrete worker named Josh said Monday night.
Indiana authorities identify man backpage killer held after 7 bodies found By Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNNTue October 21, 2014 An Indiana man told police he "messed up" by killing a woman in Hammond, then came clean, leading them to several more bodies in nearby Gary, Hammond Police Chief John Doughty said Monday...Vann's statements lead authorities to believe there are "possible other victims." Some cases may date back 20 years, based on what Vann has told police, the chief said...Text messages would be Vann's undoing, Doughty said.Vann, 43, ordered a prostitute through the backpage.com site serving Chicago and arranged a Friday meeting at a Motel 6 in Hammond with Afrikka Hardy, 19, the chief said. The person who arranged the meeting, whom Doughty described only as "a facilitator," later texted Hardy and received "suspicious texts" she believed were from Vann, the chief said.