Possible fifth victim “shopping cart killer,”Authorities have identified the man believed to have used shopping carts for transporting the remains of his victims.
Anthony Robinson (35), has been charged in connection with the alleged deaths of two victims. “remains our primary suspect”Fairfax County Police Bureau Chief for Major Crimes Cyber and Forensics Ed O’Carroll was involved in the serial murders said Friday.
“That deceased woman in a shopping cart was covered only with a blanket. We believe this may be Anthony Eugene Robinson’s fifth victim,” O’Carroll said.
Authorities also revealed the identities and addresses of two additional victims, Cheyenne Brown, a 29-year-old woman from Washington, D.C., along with Stephanie Harrison, 48, a Redding, California, resident.
According to authorities, Brown was previously listed as a missing person in Washington D.C. and last believed to have taken the Metro to Huntington, Virginia, on Sept. 30. CNN. Robinson had been in touch with her through a dating site before she vanished. Cell phone records also showed that they were in contact near the Moon Inn motel in Alexandria. CNN reported.
According to authorities, Robinson may have stayed at the hotel at most five other times.
Harrison, a grandmother who was on a sightseeing trip to Northern California, when she disappeared. SF Gate reported. She was last seen with her family on Aug. 19. According to SF Gate, her most recent bank transaction was at Moon Inn’s check-in desk.
Both Brown’s and Harrison’s bodies were found in a container near a shopping cart in a wooded area near the Moon Inn on Dec. 15, authorities said.
Robinson was charged in the murders of Elizabeth Redmon, 54, Harrisonburg, and Tonita L. Smith, 39, Charlottesville. The bodies of these two women were found next to each other in Harrisonburg’s open lot on Nov. 23.
Police believe that the two women died in separate incidents.
He was arrested after authorities said they were able to connect Robinson to Redmond and Smith via video surveillance and cell phone records.
Robinson was charged in two cases of first-degree killing and two felony charges of concealing transporting or altering dead bodies. Robinson has not entered a plea.
He is currently held in Rockingham County, Virginia without bond. Inside Edition Digital reached out to his lawyer for comment.
Authorities are asking anyone who might have information on Robinson or has been in contact with him to come forward.