Activists say Serial Killer has been killing Black Women for 20 years

Activists say Serial Killer has been killing Black Women for 20 years

Activists push police to investigate a serial killer that have been killing Black Women for about 20 years.

12 years ago, body of Teresa Bunn was found inside a burning trash can in Chicago. She was eight months pregnant at the time.

This incident came days within a similar situation. Hazel Marion Lewis body was found inside a burning trash can.

The Murder Accountability Project has revealed a shocking report. They say that these two women are part of at least 51 women killing streak. Majority of them are African American just like Bunn and Lewis.

The killings started since 2001 and all of the cases are unsolved. They also say that the police should have found the serial killer.

The Chicago Sun-Times report that the Chicago police will look into this matter. All of this is due to the pressure from community activists and advocates.

The Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has given a statement. He was talking to a community forum on Thursday. He says that there is no evidence of a serial killer existence. However, they will look into this matter and review the information.

The Murder Accountability Project founder Thomas Hargrove was speaking to Sun-Times and said that this is a relief to hear the words of the Superintendent.

The Chicago Police are not alone in the investigation according to the Atlanta Black Star. They say that the FBI will help the Chicago Police to investigate the matter.

They say that looking at the fact that most of them were African-American and their bodies were found in abandoned buildings, the motives behind the killings could be sexual attempts.

Hargrove says that it could take time to solve all the 51 killings but Police actions could stop any further killings.

Managing editor of the Chicago Morning Star

Related Posts
A reputed gang member is set to be released after 37 years in prison
A member of the notorious group ‘Ripper Crew’’ is set to be released from prison
Chicago’s new mayor pledges to tackle gun violence as shooting events rise
It has not been a month since Chicago’s new mayor Lori Lightfoot have taken oath,
Chicago Police make plan to tackle summer violence
Chicago have a history of increased violence in the summer time. To tackle the violence,
JJC’s FY 2021 Budget Approved
Joliet Junior College Board of Trustees have approved the college's FISCAL Year 2021 Budget. The
Nigerian Facing Cyber Fraud Charges in Chicago
United Arab Emirates has expelled a Nigerian national that allegedly orchestrated an international cyber fraud
Naperville Park District Welcomes Community to Enjoy Free Summer Events
The Naperville Park District’s free summer events begin July 7. The District is inviting the
Three Charged for Attempting to Steel from Aurora ATM
Three men are facing the law as they have been charged in federal court for
Male arrested after several stop requests
A peaceful protest was held at Millennium Park in downtown Aurora on Friday evening July
Facebook to make an $800 million data center in DeKalb
Facebook will build an $800 million data center at the ChicagoWest Business Center in DeKalb,
Bruno Crosses Mississippi River
Bruno the errant American black bear had been charming Illinoisans with his trek down the