Detroit Police say they're searching for possible serial killer, rapist

Detroit Police say they're searching for a possible serial killer and rapist they say has killed three sex workers in Detroit since mid March.

Police Chief James Craig announced during an impromptu press conference Wednesday that "they have the makings" of serial killer and rapist who has raped and killed three women, dating back to March 19.

According to Craig, the serial killer first struck on March 19th. Craig said another woman was killed on May 24 and a third victim was found Wednesday morning when police were called to a vacant home on Mack Avenue near Mount Elliot.

Craig said the suspect lures them into the building, sexually assaults them, and then kills them in that vacant building.

In Wednesday's murder, police said she was naked and that she'd likely been there for a couple of days due to the stage of decomposition.

Woman's body found in vacant house on Mack Ave near Mt Elliot

Craig said that the suspect is targeting women in their early 50s and luring them into a vacant home. Police are asking sex workers to be cautious and give them information about a possible suspect.

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