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Shopping Cart Killer: Serial killer probe underway in Virginia; evidence found near abandoned Target cart

Posted at 11:52 AM, Dec 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-17 17:09:02-05

FAIRFAX, Va. — An alleged serial killer may have claimed the lives of at least four people in Virginia, according to information released Friday by Fairfax Police.

Fairfax Police Chief Kevin Davis and Harrisonburg Police Chief Kelley Warner organized a Friday afternoon briefing to discuss their findings into the deaths.

"Human remains were found Wednesday tucked away in an isolated wooded area," a Fairfax Police spokesperson wrote in the announcement of Friday's briefing. "The remains were in a container near a shopping cart in the 2400 block of Fairhaven Avenue in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County."

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Shopping cart found in Fairfax County woods

The alert also indicated four victims in Virginia have been found since August.

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