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Serial killer was in NH amid spree
FBI seeks helpAlaskan serial killer Israel Keyes is believed to have committed multiple kidnappings and 11 murders across the country, including New England and possibly New Hampshire between 2001 and March 2012 before committing suicide in an Anchorage jail cell. The FBI is seeking assistance in developing more information about his travels to identify additional victims.
Anyone with information concerning Keyes or missing loved ones is encouraged to contact the FBI at 1-800-CALL-FBI.
"During that trip, he told us, he had murdered someone," said FBI Special Agent Jolene Goeden. "We believe she was kidnapped from New Jersey and taken to another state where she was murdered, and then he disposed of her body in upstate New York."
Could Keyes, 34, an Anchorage contractor and handyman who traveled extensively and is believed to have murdered 11 strangers, have killed the unidentified New Jersey woman in New Hampshire, since he flew into the Manchester airport on April 7, 2009, and flew back to Seattle a week later?
About the victim, Keyes taunted investigators in 2012 after his arrest: "I'm not giving a name today."
He put 1,047 miles on the rental car during that time and is believed to have robbed a bank in Tupper Lake, N.Y., the day after he registered at the Highlander Inn in Manchester.
Keyes, an Army veteran who committed suicide in an Anchorage jail cell last December, was no stranger to New Hampshire, having flown Southwest Airlines to Manchester on Oct. 6, 2004, putting 1,745 miles on a rented red Kia Amanti, license plate 1230139, before flying back to Seattle 10 days later.
He also took a couple of flights from the Northwest to Boston and Chicago from 2008 to 2011. Keyes admitted to randomly killing Bill and Lorraine Currier - a middle-aged married couple - on June 8, 2011, in Essex, Vt.
The FBI is asking for help from people in New Hampshire and across the country to trace Keyes' travels and learn the identity of the other victims whose bodies have not been found and whose loved ones may not have even reported them missing. The FBI said his victims were mostly female and ranged in age from teenagers to the elderly.
Associate Attorney General Jane Young said the FBI has been in ongoing contact with New Hampshire State Police.
He was known to drive long distances. Keyes flew from Anchorage, where he lived with his girlfriend and daughter, to Chicago on June 2, 2011, rented a car and drove to Essex, killing the Curriers on June 8, 2011, according to the time line. Then he traveled around the East Coast before driving back to Chicago.
"As to the April 2009 victim, we think we know who she is," Goeden said, "but we are looking for additional information."
Goeden interviewed Keyes many times.
"There were times we talked to him and had a normal conversation, like you were talking to your next-door neighbor," she said. "Other times when he was talking about his crimes, it was a different Israel Keyes, the other side he didn't think people would ever see."
"He enjoyed the fact that he fooled people," Goeden said.
She encouraged families who know of missing loved ones whose disappearance may coincide with the time line to call the FBI at 1-800-CALL-FBI.
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