FOI At Work: Don’t Hitchhike in Texas!

Thanks to USA Today for this nice piece of FOI work, localized here by the Austin American-Statesman:

The gist of USA Today’s story:

“During the past four decades, at least 459 people may have died at the hands of highway serial killers, FBI statistics show. Investigators do not know how many people may be responsible for the killings but at least one such case — of murder, attempted murder or unidentified human remains — has been reported in 48 states, along roads as far north as Alaska and as far south as Key West. They believe the killers find their victims and dispose of the bodies along highways, sometimes near quiet roadside rest areas or at bustling truck stops.”

A nice map here that also contains the full USA Today story.

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