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'Suspected serial killer' charged in Wyandotte Towers homicides

Suspect also connected to shootings in St. Louis
Wyandotte Towers Triple Deaths November 2021
Posted at 12:46 PM, Nov 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-18 14:25:03-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Wyandotte County officials have charged a man the FBI says is a "suspected serial killer" in two homicides at the Wyandotte Towers in Kansas City, Kansas.

Perez Reed is charged with two counts of first-degree murder in connection to the deaths of Damon Irvin and Rau’daja Fairrow.

The victims were found dead in apartments at the towers earlier in November.

Investigators said a third death discovered in the building at the same time was not suspicious and the person died of natural causes.

Reed is also a suspect in four homicides and two non-fatal shootings in the St. Louis area.

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