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Man confesses to 9 murders going back three decades

Krajcir (handout via UPI)


Cape Girardeau, Mo. – A man with a long history of sex crimes has admitted to nine murders dating back at least 30 years.

Authorities announced charges Monday against 63-year-old Timothy Krajcir. They say he admitted to killing three women in Cape Girardeau in 1977 and two others in 1982.

The list of victims, though, is longer. Also Monday, Krajcir pleaded guilty in Illinois in the 1982 killing of a Southern Illinois University student. Authorities say he has admitted to killing three other people elsewhere.

Krajcir has been in prison for other crimes since 1988.