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Body of fifth victim may be linked to alleged 'shopping cart' serial killer - Erie News Now

Body of fifth victim may be linked to alleged 'shopping cart' serial killer - Erie News Now
By Mallika Kallingal and Amy Simonson, CNN

By Mallika Kallingal and Amy Simonson, CNN A man police have dubbed the "shopping cart killer" may be linked to the body of a fifth victim found in Washington, DC, authorities said on Friday.Police received a "critical tip" this week that might connect Robinson to another case in which a woman's body was found in a shopping cart in Washington, DC, Fairfax County Police Bureau Chief of Major Crimes Cyber and Forensics Ed O'Carroll said in a news conference on Friday."That deceased woman in a shopping cart was covered only with a blanket.Cheyenne Brown, 29, of Washington, DC, and Stephanie Harrison, 48 of Redding, California, were found in a container near a shopping cart close to the Moon Inn motel in Alexandria, Virginia, on December 15.

Police had determined Robinson was communicating with Brown through a dating website right before her disappearance and cell phone records indicated Robinson and Brown were in contact "in and around the area" of the Moon Inn motel on Richmond Highway in Alexandria, Virginia, Harrisonburg Police Chief Kelley Warner said in December."We have found that Robinson has stayed at the Moon Inn motel on at least five other occasions, and we need to know more," Davis said.

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