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Last updated 10:15AM ET
July 18, 2018
WOUB Local News
WOUB Local News
Serial Killer Behind Bars?
(WOUB) - Law enforcement officials in Scioto County says there's a serial killer in custody.

The Scioto County Sheriff's office and Portsmouth City Police say 44-year-old Darryl Walters is behind bars as a suspect for the murder of 19-year-old Aleshia Frazee in 2001.

Walters is also a suspect in the murders of Melinda Powell of Scioto County in 2004 and 35-year-old Tamara Smith in Portsmouth in 2005.

Powell's body was discovered in Adams County...and officials there are holding Walters in jail there for that crime.

Charges haen't been filed yet in the Frazee and Smith cases.

An investigation by the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation show DNA samples link Walters to the murders.
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