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Summary: The Gaffney, South Carolina killer who murdered male and female victims ranging in age from 15 to 83 in less than a week does not fit the profile of a serial killer and can be more aptly described as a spree killer. As such — unlike most serial killers — he is unlikely to be captured alive to face charges.

Jan 7th, 2009

Summary: Like so many seemingly promising leads in the search for Jacob Wetterling’s abductor, the latest lead, too, appears to lead nowhere. Initial reporting on the strange case of Vernon Seitz from WTMJ television in Milwaukee, subsequent reporting from Twin Cities and Milwaukee media, and links to reports on the Jacob Wetterling and Joshua Guimond missing person cases in St. Joseph and Collegeville, Minnesota.