Fairfax County authorities expose IDs of ‘shopping cart killer’ victims, says there may well be a 5th sufferer

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — The Fairfax County law enforcement main revealed the identities of two victims of the “shopping cart killer” Friday night time.

At 8 p.m., Fairfax Main Kevin Davis produced the identities of two women of all ages who were identified in a container on Dec. 15 in the 2400 block of Fairhaven Avenue in the Fairfax County part of Alexandria.

They had been recognized as 29-12 months-outdated D.C. female Cheyenne Brown and 48-year-previous Stephanie Harrison of Redding, California.

Virginia authorities feel they have the suspected serial killer in custody: 35-calendar year-outdated Washington, D.C. resident Anthony Robinson. He’s now currently being held on two counts of initial-degree murder and two counts of concealing, transporting or altering a useless system. all those expenses stem from a Harrisonburg, Virginia circumstance.

Robinson’s been dubbed the “shopping cart killer” for the reason that he would allegedly transport the bodies of his victims in a buying cart.

Police said the two females observed in Alexandria had been positively determined employing DNA investigation. Davis was joined by Bureau Chief, Major Crimes, Cyber and Forensics Bureau Maj. Ed O’Carroll. The press conference will be streamed on

Authorities also connected the fatalities of two ladies in the Shenandoah Valley to the two victims whose continues to be were identified in the Northern Virginia location.

Robinson was arrested on Nov. 23 in Harrisonburg after police located the bodies of two lacking women, 54-year-previous Allene Elizabeth “Beth” Redmon of Harrisonburg and 39-yr-old Tonita Lorice Smith of Charlottesville, in a vacant whole lot on Linda Lane.

Law enforcement stated they considered just one set of remains in Alexandria was 29-calendar year-outdated D.C. woman Cheyenne Brown. A next, unknown individual was located in the similar region, but was killed at a different time, authorities said.

Police imagine there could also be more victims in addition to the 4.

On Friday night, O’Carroll said a suggestion led investigators to a situation where by a woman’s body was uncovered in a searching cart in Washington, D.C. She was protected only in a blanket.

Fairfax authorities contacted the Metropolitan Law enforcement Office of the District of Columbia with the facts. O’Carroll mentioned they feel the female may well be Robinson’s fifth victim.

Robinson hasn’t been charged in relationship with the Fairfax or DC fatalities, but Fairfax authorities reported they assume to carry rates towards him.

In the meantime, investigators are nonetheless operating to piece together Robinson’s whereabouts and practices over the final year or extra. They are seeking for any facts that men and women have about where by he was or what he was doing, and have been collaborating with legislation enforcement from as considerably north as New York and as much south as Harrisonburg.

They are also hoping to establish any additional victims or survivors. Davis claimed Robinson may well have applied dating applications to connect with females.

“We feel there are survivors out there,” Davis mentioned.

Anybody with data is requested to simply call the Fairfax Law enforcement Office at 703-246-7800 or dial their anonymous idea line at 866-411-8477.

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