3rd Body Found on Kohlhepp Property

He asked to send photo to mom in return for confession
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 8, 2016 3:12 AM CST
Updated Nov 8, 2016 5:03 AM CST
3rd Body Found on Kohlhepp Property
Duncan First Baptist Church members, with South Carolina State Rep. Bill Chumley, hold a prayer service on Todd Kohlhepp's property in Woodruff, SC, on Monday.   (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)

Police in South Carolina say they've found a third body on the property of suspected serial killer Todd Kohlhepp—and they think this one could be the last, at least on that property. Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger says that like another body found on Sunday, it hasn't been determined whether this is the body of a man or a woman, CNN reports. "As we stand here tonight, we feel like there aren't any more bodies on this property," a sheriff's department spokesman said at the Woodruff property Monday, per the Greenville News. Investigators say they plan to search other properties, some of them out of state.

Kohlhepp was arrested last week after a missing woman was found chained up in a container on his property. The body of her boyfriend was found in a shallow grave the next day. Police say that after the arrest, Kohlhepp confessed to a quadruple murder in a motorcycle shop in 2003, the AP reports. WSPA notes that Spartanburg County Sheriff Chuck Wright says that before the confession, he granted Kohlhepp's requests to send college money to a girl he is helping raise, send a picture to his mother, and speak to his mother in person. "We had prayer, the mom and I and the stepdad. And I drove them here and then he did as he agreed. He kept his word," Wright says. (More Todd Kohlhepp stories.)

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