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Alleged Truck Stop Serial Killer Indicted

By: Asspociated Press
By: Asspociated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - An Illinois truck driver accused of killing at least four women in three states has been booked on a grand jury indictment of five counts of solicitation to commit first-degree murder.

The indictment announced on Monday by Nashville police charges
Bruce Mendenhall with seeking to arrange the murders of Nashville
police detectives, Sgt. Pat Postiglione and Lee Freeman, and three
witnesses while he was in jail.

Mendenhall, 57, a truck driver from Albion, Ill., is charged
with the June 26, 2007 shooting death of Sara Nicole Hulbert, 25,
whose body was found at a truck stop along Interstate 24 in
Nashville.

He was arrested by detectives the following month and has since
been charged with killing three other women in Lebanon, Tenn.,
Indianapolis, and Birmingham, Ala.

He remains a suspect in at least two other homicide cases in
Indiana and Georgia.

Mendenhall has been held without bond since his arrest.


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