aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

500 women dead – and the FBI says their killers might be long-haul truckers

The LA Times reports, “The FBI suspects that serial killers working as long-haul truckers are responsible for the slayings of hundreds of prostitutes, hitchhikers and stranded motorists whose bodies have been dumped near highways over the last three decades… A computer database maintained by the FBI has grown to include information on more than 500 female crime victims, most of whom were killed and their bodies discarded at truck stops, motels and other locations along popular trucking routes crisscrossing the U.S.”

In fact, being a trucker might be a great job for a serial killer. You’re mobile. You don’t have day-to-day supervision. And you have easy access to hookers, hitchhikers, and the occasional woman standing next to her broken-down car.
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