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Suspected Serial Killer Was Stabbed, Beaten in Cell

Billy Chemirmir was accused of smothering 22 elderly women in Dallas area

(Newser) - A Texas prisoner accused of smothering to death 22 older women in their Dallas-area homes so he could steal jewelry and other valuables was stabbed by his cellmate in an attack last month that killed him, authorities said. The inmate accused of killing Billy Chemirmir, 50, on Sept. 19 at...

Suspected Serial Killer Is Killed in Prison

Billy Chemirmir accused of killing nearly two dozen elderly women

(Newser) - A man accused of killing nearly two dozen older women and who was convicted last year in the slayings of two was killed Tuesday morning by his cellmate at a Texas prison, an official said. Billy Chemirmir, 50, was found dead in his cell, said Texas Department of Criminal Justice...

Suspected Serial Killer Has His Second Conviction

Mary Brooks, 87, was followed home after shopping

(Newser) - A man charged with killing 22 women in the Dallas area over a two-year span was found guilty Friday in one of their deaths—his second murder conviction. With the verdict, Billy Chemirmir, 49, automatically received a second sentence of life without parole, the AP reports, this time for the...

Alleged Texas Serial Killer Now Charged With 22 Murders

Billy Chemirmir has already been convicted in one murder

(Newser) - Update: Four new capital murder indictments were returned Tuesday against a convicted murderer from the Dallas area, with authorities now having brought charges against him in the deaths of 22 older women in Collin and adjoining Dallas County, the AP reports. A Collin County grand jury indicted Billy Chemirmir, 50,...

Accused Texas Serial Killer: God Speaks to Me of My Acquittal

Billy Chemirmir says he'll never be convicted

(Newser) - He's accused of being one of Texas' most prolific serial killers , but Billy Chemirmir says there's no way he'll be convicted. The 48-year-old gave an interview to the Dallas Morning News via two phone calls from his Dallas County jail cell, where he's awaiting trial. Chemirmir,...

Cops: Serial Killer With an Eye for Jewelry Killed 12 in 2 Years

Billy Chemirmir allegedly targeted elderly women in Texas

(Newser) - Police in Texas believe they've uncovered one of the state's most prolific serial killers, a man accused of killing 12 women in less than two years. Billy Chemirmir—a citizen of Kenya living in the US illegally, per KTVT —was jailed in March 2018 on suspicions that...

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