Authorities in Northwest Indiana say that more victims of a suspected serial killer have been found in Gary. The discovery of three more bodies come after four dead women were discovered in Hammond and Gary over the weekend. There are now at least seven total victims. The suspect was taken into custody after the first body of a 19-year-old female was found at a Motel 6 in Hammond Friday night. According to investigators, the suspect tipped them off to three more dead women in abandoned homes in Gary. Charges have not yet been filed against the suspect, whom investigators are continuing to interview and track his movements. Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson held a press conference releasing some details of this ongoing investigation including the fact that this 43-year-old man is a registered sex offender in Austin, Texas and had traveled to other areas all over the United States. Another press conference is scheduled with police officials and Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. for sometime on Monday. Police have not released the suspects’ name at this time.
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