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Kensington Strangler

The Kensington Strangler killed three women in in 2010, and may have killed a fourth in January 2011. On January 18, 2011, Antonio Rodriguez was arrested for the crimes. The next day, he confessed.

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Reports: Antonio Rodriguez Confesses

on January 18th, 2011 in Law Enforcement, Serial Killers by | No Comments

Fox 29 in Philadelphia is reporting that Antonio Rodriguez, the so called Kensington Strangler, has made a full confession. Apparently, he confessed to the three murders attributed to the Kensington Strangler, and has attempted to take credit for a fourth. Given the preliminary DNA match from yesterday morning, this is…

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Kensington Strangler Suspect in Custody

on January 18th, 2011 in Law Enforcement, Serial Killers, Unsubs by | No Comments

Monday evening, the police in Philadelphia held a press conference to name Antonio Rodriguez as a suspect in the Kensington Strangler series of murders. They said there was a possible NDA match between Rodriguez and the three victims killed. During the press conference, someone called into the police with Rodriguez’s…

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Possible Fourth Kensington Strangler Victim

on January 12th, 2011 in Unsubs by | No Comments

The body of an unidentified white woman in her late 20s was found Tuesday morning in the same area where the Kensington Strangler has already killed three. Police are attempting to determine if the case is connected. Apparently, the woman had been dead for some time, and there were no…

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Woman Attacked in Kensington

on December 31st, 2010 in Unsubs by | No Comments

A woman was chocked until she passed out Wednesday night in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia. She told police that she went willingly with the man into an abandoned building. The two had some form of “consensual activity”, but when he wanted more, he sexually assaulted and choked the woman….

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Possible Fourth Victim of Kensington Strangler

on December 26th, 2010 in Unsubs by | No Comments

Another woman’s body was found on Friday in the Philadelphia neighborhood where the so-called Kensington Strangler has already killed three. While it has not yet been connected to the other deaths, it is being investigated by the Kensington Strangler Task Force. Officials are awaiting the report from the medical examiner….

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Third Victim Definitively Linked to Kensington Strangler

on December 22nd, 2010 in Unsubs by | No Comments

The body of Carey Mahoney, which was found on December 15, was definitively linked to the Kensington Strangler using DNA. Philadelphia Police Detective Justin Frank said: DNA recovered from the scene provided a positive match to the person who was dubbed the Kensington strangler. Rewards totalling $37,000 have been offered…

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Kensington Strangler Kills Third Victim

on December 18th, 2010 in Unsubs by | No Comments

The body of 27-year-old Casey Mahoney was found on Wednesday. Police believe she may be the third murder victim of the so-called Kensington Strangler. Mahoney was found near railroad tracking in Kensington on December 15. She was naked from the waist down, and there were signs of sexual assault. The…

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Another Attack in Philadelphia

on December 10th, 2010 in Unsubs by | No Comments

An unsub serial killer, who is now known as the Kensington Strangler, may have attacked again. A woman was assaulted near midnight Tuesday night in the area where the unsub has strangled women before. City Councilmember Maria Quinones-Sanchez blames the environment: When you look at the root of the people…

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Tension Builds Over Philadelphia Serial Killer

on December 9th, 2010 in Law Enforcement, Unsubs by | 1 Comment

With a potential serial strangler on the loose, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey is taking aggressive action: We’ve gotta get this person off the street… If someone is assaulted it is important that they contact us immediately so any forensic evidence we can recover, we recover, any additional information in…

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Another Killing in Philadelphia

on December 6th, 2010 in Unsubs by | No Comments

Another strangulation has occurred in Philadelphia. 22-year-old Allison Edwards was found dead inside an apartment in Juniata Park. Police aren’t yet saying it is connected to the previous two strangulation murders in Philly, but they believe it may be. They are also working on a sexual assault that happen over…

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