Police Release Information about I-70 Killer 20 Years Later

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

RAYTOWN, Mo. — Twenty years after a multi-state killing spree, police release new information about the “I-70” killer in an effort to solve the case.

Police said one man is responsible for shooting killing six people in five Midwestern cities in April and May of 1992. Four of the crimes were committed at strip malls along I-70 — two in Missouri and two in Indiana. Two other crimes were committed at a bridal shop near I-35 in Wichita, Kan.

According to St. Louis Today, St. Charles, Mo., police shared unreleased information about the gun used in all six shootings. Lt. David Senter said the weapon was a .22-caliber gun, possibly an Intratec Scorpion or Erma Werke Model ET 22. The ammunition was CCI brand .22-caliber long rifle with copper-clad lead bullets.

Police described the suspect as a white male in his mid-20s to mid-30s, but more likely in his mid-30s, which would make him in his mid-50s today if still alive. One of the better descriptions of the suspect came from an eye-witness in Raytown, Mo. A video store owner in a strip mall where one of the shootings happened saw a man enter a neighboring gift shop then heard a pop. A grocery store clerk saw a man climb a hill to I-70 and disappear. The video store owner found the body of 37-year-old Sarah Blessing inside the gift shop.

Prior to her murder, police said the same man is suspected of killing Robin Fuldauer, 26, at a Payless shoe store in Indianapolis; Patricia Magers, 32, and Patricia Smith, 23, at La Bridal shop in Wichita; Michael McCown, 40, at Sylvia’s Ceramics in Terra Haute, Ind., and Nancy Kitzmiller, 24, at Boot Village in St. Charles, Mo.

Police believe the same man could be responsible for three other crimes in Texas in 1993 and 1994. Two of the three victims died.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

1 Comment

  • Stacey

    The I-70 killer probably still lives in USA and most likely has a wife and children now. His victims are very similar and though it may seem he had no motive there must be a reason they were petite and brunette. Maybe he was looking for someone or had problems with someone very close to him like a sister or mother that match the characteristics of his victims. The police looked everywhere possible and put up sketch photos. I dont know how he could have gone unnoticed unless maybe he was homeless. One witness saw him with a grey jacket which looked too warm for the weather. Could mean he wore it overnight as it got colder and has no where else to store it as he is living on the streets. Im just trying to help if i can in anyway. Thankyou

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.