Two more victims of accused Gary serial killer identified

(GARY, Ind.) The final two women classified as Jane Does who were allegedly slain by suspected Indiana killer Darren Vann have been identified, authorities announced Friday.

Sonya Billingsley, 53, and Tanya Gatlin, 27, were both identified using DNA traces from the abandoned building at 413 E. 43rd Ave. in Gary, Ind. they were found in last October, according to a statement from the Lake County Coroner’s office. Both women were last known to live in Gary.

Last October, Darren Vann, 43, provided police with the locations of seven women he is suspected of killing.

Billingsley and Gatlin were the final two of the seven women to be identified.

Vann, of Gary, has been charged with murder in the deaths of Afrika Hardy, 19, who was found in a Hammond motel bathtub, and 35-year-old Anith Jones of Merrillville.

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