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FBI: Alaska serial killer likely had more victims

Fri., Dec. 7, 2012, 2:56 p.m.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska serial killer admitted to murdering eight people, but authorities suspect there are more victims across the country.

FBI Special Agent Jolene Goeden on Friday put the number of victims at fewer than 12, but acknowledges she doesn’t know for sure because Israel Keyes took that information with him when he committed suicide Sunday at an Anchorage jail

Goeden and Anchorage Police Officer Jeff Bell tell The Associated Press they deduced the number of victims from hours of conversations they had with Keyes.

Three of the eight people Keyes confessed to killing have been identified, but he provided few details about the other five.

The FBI has released a timeline of Keyes’ travels over the past decade and is seeking the public’s help in finding other potential victims.

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