Monday, September 3, 2007

No Serial Killer in La Crosse

The Associated Press
3 September 2007

FBI: No Serial Killer in River Drownings


LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) - There is no serial killer, investigators insist, no boogeyman lurking in college-area bars, waiting to drown good-looking young men.

Since 1997, eight college-aged men have drunk heavily at local taverns, then turned up dead in one of the area's rivers.

Each death rekindled the killer talk, but FBI profilers and other investigators have all reached the same conclusion: The deaths were accidents. [...]