Khalil Wheeler Weaver was convicted in 2021 of murdering three women and is currently being charged with the death of a teenager. According to North Jersey.com
Wheeler-Weaver was the victim of his first murder in September 2016. He is also suspected of having murdered Mawa Doumbia (15 years old) shortly thereafter, according to the publication.
Doumbia’s family said she was last seen leaving their home on October 7, according to a press release from the prosecutor.
The prosecutor’s office says online records from Wheeler-Weaver’s cellphone show his varied communication with his victims and his plans. According to North Jersey.com this included Doumbia’s contact with Wheeler Weaver. He had also solicited her for sexual relations.
According to the publication, Wheeler-Weaver picked Doumbia from her neighborhood and took her to Orange’s abandoned carriage house to kill her and hide her body.
The case was first reported missing by the teen, but it was never solved until more than two years later when a corpse was discovered inside the carriage house.
According to the prosecutor’s office, positively identifying the body as Doumbia’s took another two-and-a-half years.
Wheeler-Weaver’s known attacks followed a pattern throughout 2016, where he kidnapped and raped at least three women. Joann Brown, Sarah Butler and Robin West were among his victims. Wheeler-Weaver set the location where he left West on fire, only to return to watch the firefighters attempt to put the fire out, according to the outlet.
Tiffany Taylor said she was another target of Wheeler-Weaver’s, and shared her experience with the outlet, recounting her kidnapping, strangling, and rape. Taylor claims she was able escape.
Wheeler-Weaver was sentenced in 2021 to 160 years imprisonment on 11 counts including attempted murder.
The other charges included murder and desacration of a body in connection with the victims, According to WHIO. According to Katherine Carter (a spokesperson for prosecutor’s office), his arraignment for the alleged killing of Doumbia is not scheduled.