FBI: N.C. man a ‘serial killer’ after particulars revealed about his function in deaths of 4 girls
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – New info is coming to gentle a couple of Rutherford County man discovered responsible of kidnapping and killing a Greenville County, S.C. lady, with the FBI referring to him as a serial killer.
Daniel Printz pleaded responsible Tuesday to the kidnapping and homicide of 80-year-old Edna Suttles in 2021. He was sentenced to life in jail with out the potential for parole and, because of a plea deal, won’t be charged with anything associated to the case.
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The deal additionally requires Printz to pay restitution to all different households concerned and acknowledge his function within the deaths of Nancy Rego, Delores Sellers (Rego’s mom) and Leigh Goodman.
“Printz is a monster who has a long history of targeting, kidnapping, and killing women – causing unimaginable loss to his victims and their families,” stated U.S. Attorney Corey F. Ellis for the District of South Carolina in a ready assertion.
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A press convention Wednesday revealed extra particulars about his crimes towards the 4 girls.
Delores Sellers died in 2017 after investigators say Printz gave her a lethal quantity of prescription treatment. She was 88 years outdated.
Sellers’ daughter, Nancy Rego, was shot and killed by Printz a 12 months later. Investigators say days earlier than her dying, Rego signed energy of legal professional over to Printz and that he continued to obtain her Social Security deposits after her dying.
They additionally say he impersonated Rego to her household.
Leigh Goodman additionally died in 2018 shortly after assembly Printz, based on investigators. She was 61. Details of her dying haven’t been made obtainable.
Edna Suttles went lacking in August of 2021. After she didn’t present as much as work the subsequent day, coworkers reported her lacking.
Investigators say the 2 met within the parking zone of a Food Lion in Travelers Rest. Printz purchased a pack of yogurt and the 2 left in Suttles’s Jeep.
A search warrant revealed Printz drove the Jeep again to the Food Lion later within the afternoon and he moved her into his automotive.
Printz was arrested the subsequent month on weapons and auto theft prices.
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He confessed to killing a number of individuals in October 2021.
According to a search warrant: “Printz said that he ‘hypothetically’ assisted a close friend with the euthanasia of a family member. He then stated, ‘That is one body.’ The friend then had feelings of remorse and was going to ‘tell.’ Printz described the friend as the ‘second body.’ Printz went on to tell investigators of another friend he was trying to help, but who also ended up dying. Printz did not report the death, but instead disposed of the body so he could keep collecting the friend’s social security benefits. Printz also described an incident in which someone tried to rob him, but the robbery ‘did not work out well for [the robber].’ He stated that after the attempted robbery, he drove to a rural area, disposed of the body, and cleaned up from the incident.”
Suttles’s physique was present in May 2022.
“This case is the model for how local, state and federal agencies should continuously work together for the purpose of bringing forth justice,” stated Greenville County South Carolina Sheriff Hobart Lewis. “I firmly believe that if it weren’t for the collaborative efforts that this narcissistic man would have continued targeting and preying on innocent woman before taking them from their loved ones. I am so thankful for the men and women who worked tirelessly to get Mr. Printz out of society and behind bars for the rest of his life.”
This case was investigated by the FBI, the Greenville County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office, the Rutherford County, North Carolina Sheriff’s Office, and the United States Attorney’s Offices for the Western District of North Carolina and the District of South Carolina. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Justin W. Holloway and Elliott B Daniels of the District of South Carolina prosecuted the case, together with Assistant U.S. Attorney Don Gast of the Western District of North Carolina.
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