‘Their Lives Mattered:’ Investigators Vow To Obtain The ‘Evil’ I-70 Killer, 3 decades Later

Police in Missouri remain hopeful because they vow to resolve the I-70 serial killings, which plagued the Midwest 3 decades ago.

“We’re not likely to stop around the situation,” St. Charles Police Department Capt. Ray Floyd, told via phone on Monday.“We are extremely positive that there’s potential that suspect DNA might be located. […] We won’t stop until we are able to at the minimum exhaust every lead possible and attempting to reinvent the wheel when we are unsuccessful here.”

In April of 1992, inside a length of just 29 days, a killer wiped out six people being employed as clerks in small shops for apparently pointless whatsoever. The elusive murderer, donned the I-70 killer, first wiped out Robin Fauldauer, 26, in an Indiana Payless on April 8. After that, he killed bridal shop workers Patricia Cruz, 23 and Patricia Magers, 32, on April 11 in Wichita, Kansas, Floyd told

“Today’s the 30th anniversary of this killing,” he stated.

After that, the killer wiped out Michael McCown, 40, on April 27 in the mother’s ceramics store in Terre Haute, Indiana. Nancy Kitzmiller, 24, was fatally shot in a footwear shop in St. Charles, Missouri on May 3. Sarah Blessing, 37, was shot to dying four days later in a gift shop in Raytown, Missouri. All of the victims labored in companies located only a couple of miles from Interstate 70. All six have been shot to dying with a unique weapon. The killer used a .22 caliber Erma Werke Model ET 22, a entertainment of the German naval gun, KWCH reported this past year. 

Investigators believe the suspect might have been someone whose job needed these to travel plus they believe he might have possibly gone onto kill victims in other states, including Texas.

Floyd told that in November all of the jurisdictions by which victims were wiped out were built with a two-day meeting which incorporated representatives in the FBI and also the ATF. He stated that to his understanding, all of the departments have posted products from crime scenes for Paternity testing. They’re presently waiting around the outcomes of the testing and therefore are positive. 

“I honestly think the I-70 killings is going to be solved,” Sgt. Troy Davis from the Terre Haute Police Department stated in November, WTWO reported.

Floyd told the St. Charles Police Department lately reassigned the situation to Det. Kelly Rhodes, a more recent investigator whose primary job would be to solve the situation.

“Even today, we can not understand why someone would continue this shooting rampage and merely kill people without no reason,” Rhodes told People. “I’m able to only describe it as being evil.”

She stated that individuals sometimes ask her “Why now?”

“And, I usually let them know, ‘Whether someone was wiped out three minutes ago or 30 years ago, it does not matter. Every one of those people — their lives mattered,'” she told People.

The St. Charles Police Department is providing a $25,000 reward regarding the the situation. Anybody with details are advised to make contact with them at 1-800-800-3510.

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