Terrifying pattern creates fear in Ohio town
While the existence of serial killers has always posed a threat, for Chillicothe, Ohio, the fear of possibly living among a serial killer on the loose has become a huge issue.
Within the past year, the Chillicothe community has connected the dots to uncover a very troubling trend. In the town with a population of only 21,000 people, at least six women have disappeared and been reported as missing.
The frequency of these occurrences first became noticeable in May 2014 when a kayaker found the body of 30-year-old Tameka Lynch in a local river, merely four days after her husband had reported her as a missing person.
While these awful freak accidents occur far more often than they should, the residents of Chillicothe quickly came to the conclusion that Tameka's death was not a coincidence. Less than eight months later, a 38-year-old woman named Wanda Lemons went missing, and Ohio police are still searching for her.
Shortly after, in late May 2015, the body of 38-year-old Timberly Claytor was found on the side of the road, and police found that she had taken three bullets to the head. Merely weeks later, on June 22, Ohio police discovered the body of another women who had gone missing, 28-year-old Tiffany Sayre. Both cases have been officially classified as homicides.
This terrifying pattern has pointed Chillicothe residents' to one very strong and solid conclusion: There must be a serial killer on the loose. While this pattern is absolutely terrifying and chilling, Ohio police are constantly searching for the women who are still missing, and hopefully they'll be able to find the culprit of this awful pattern soon.
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