"Two 19-year-old girls were found brutally murdered in a cottage in Virginia Beach in the summer of 1973."
"Now – after 46 years – has an 80-year-old man arrested in New York city."
"the Police are investigating whether he can be linked to a further eight murders."
"Lynn Seethaler and Janice Pietropola, both 19, were found dead in a motellstuga in Virginia Beach on the afternoon of June 30, 1973."
"They had gone there from Pittsburgh five days earlier. The find was made by an employee at the motel who was in the cottage when teenage girls are not checked out in time."
"the Killer had crept in through a window sometime in the morning, according to the New York Post. Police said after the murder that Lynn Seethaler was strangled, shot twice in the head and got the neck cut off. Janice Pietropola had been raped, strangled and shot in the head three times. "
"Despite considerable investigative efforts, managed the police never find a suspect. 2011 went to the police, however, confirmed that 19-year-olds may have been the victim of a serial killer – together with eight additional women who were found dead in Virginia Beach during the 70's and 80's. All of the victims were young white women between the ages of 18-25 years."
"the Murders were, for decades, remained cold cases. But after a crucial clue was provided to the investigators in the fall, could Ernest Broadnax, 80, arrested in New York on Monday."
"the Police in Virginia Beach confirmed the news on Twitter during Tuesday night:
"”He is suspected of two counts of murder and one case of rape. Right now waiting for he to be extradited.”"
"the Police will not reveal how they came to be Ernest Broadnax on the tracks, but mentions that the ”advanced kriminalteknologi” has been used. They also thank the several other authorities for the valuable assistance, including the FBI."
"It is as yet unclear whether the 80-year-old has been linked to one of the other women's murders. However, he has been arrested in New York on ten occasions since 1990, including trespass, assault and robbery, according to the NEW Post."