could strike anywhere along I-10
by Todd Billiot
of The Daily Advertiser
December 24, 2002
LAFAYETTE - Criminal profiler Brent E. Turvey said in
August that the serial killer could likely range anywhere along
The killer tied to the deaths of three women near Baton Rouge struck
again in the Lafayette area last month, about 50 miles west of Baton
Rouge along I-10, authorities announced Monday.
"When you have a major interstate nearby, you've got to recognize
the serial killer could be anywhere along that interstate," Turvey
The highway links New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles and
Orange, Texas, with a major link to Interstate 49 on into Alexandria.
Trineisha Dené Colomb, 23, of Lafayette was reported missing Nov. 22
after her car was found abandoned in Grand Coteau. Two days later, the
woman's body was found about 20 miles away by a hunter in a wooded field
In Baton Rouge, Gina Wilson Green, 41, was found strangled in her home
in September. Charlotte Murray Pace, 22, was found stabbed to death in
her home in May. Pam Kinamore, 44, was abducted from her home July 12
and her body dumped about 30 miles away from Baton Rouge off I-10 toward
Based on what he knows about the case, Turvey said these crimes are
probably not the first for the serial killer. He said authorities are
surely checking all unsolved and solved burglaries and sexual assaults
"This guy is now a veteran serial killer," Turvey said.
"He knows what he's doing and he's only going to get better."
Turvey, based in Sitka, Alaska, is a forensic scientist and criminal
profiler who wrote a book called "Criminal Profiling."
The FBI released a partial psychological profile of the serial killer in
The serial killer is estimated to be between 25 and 35 years old. His
shoe size is approximately 10 to 11. And he is physically strong, being
capable of lifting 155 pounds to 175 pounds.
The killer likely will be concerned about people who might suspect him,
scared that they will recall specifically his agitation and anger at
Turvey's best advice for people in Lafayette: Be attentive. Be alert and
report anything that is not normal.
"This is not a stupid guy," Turvey said.
© The Lafayette Daily Advertiser
December 24, 2002