Arrested Texas border agent described as 'serial killer'

A US Border Patrol agent suspected of killing four women was arrested after a fifth woman managed to escape from him

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Cuellar said investigators have "very strong evidence" that he is responsible for the deaths of the four women, who are believed to worked as prostitutes.

Ortiz fled and was found hiding in a truck in a hotel parking lot in Laredo, about 145 miles (235 kilometers) southwest of San Antonio.

Alaniz told The Texas Tribune that after the suspect picked up the fifth woman she quickly realized that she was in danger.

Further details were sparse.

Authorities said that nearly had no doubt that Ortiz was behind the gruesome acts, with Webb County Sheriff Martin Cuelllar stating that police are in possession of "very strong evidence" implicating Ortiz. It's also not clear exactly when and where the crimes took place.

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Juan David Ortiz, 35, confessed to killing four women between September 3 and September 15, according to a criminal complaint filed in Webb County, Texas.

Law enforcement officers gather near the scene where the body of a woman was found near Interstate 35 north of Laredo, Texas. The Webb County Sheriff's dispatched deputies to a location in another part of the on Saturday morning where they found the body of a third female victim. Cuellar said investigators believe heacted alone.

Webb County District Attorney Isidro Alaniz said authorities were able to capture Ortiz after the kidnapped women escaped and identified him to police. At this time, officials said they do not expect to find any additional bodies.

On Thursday a 42-year-old woman was found critically injured by the side of a highway and died in hospital. Alaniz says authorities consider Ortiz a serial killer. None of the women's names have been released, pending notification of family members. "We value the release of timely information and we are making this notice public in order to remove any unnecessary fear in the community", the statement said.

Andrew Meehan, a spokesman for Customs and Border Protection, said the government is fully cooperating with local Texas authorities.

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