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FBI releases chilling images Alaska serial killer Israel Keyes drew ‘in his own blood’ of 11 skulls

The FBI revealed new evidence in the case of Alaska serial killer Israel Keyes last week saying they believe he had a total of 11 victims

The FBI has released never-before-seen chilling pictures Alaska serial killer Israel Keyes drew of 11 skulls allegedly using his own blood, as investigators plead for help in identifying his victims.  

The notorious murderer is believed to have committed vicious rapes and killings from 2001 through 2012 with three confirmed victims and is suspected to have another eight.

On Saturday’s episode of CBS 48 Hours FBI agents showed the eerie drawing for the first time saying they believe it indicates he had a total of 11 victims.   

‘These skulls are drawn in blood and these were found underneath his bed in his jail cell. And one of them says, “We are one” … We believe that 11 is the total number of victims,’ FBI Special Agent Jolene Goeden said on the show. 

Officials also released examples of Keyes’ ‘kill caches’, kits of guns, zip ties, and other items he stuffed in plastic buckets and buried across the country years in advance prior to committing a crime.

In 2012 he admitted to killing Samantha Koenig, 18, not far from his home in Alaska. Her abduction and murder led to his arrest in March 2012

In 2012 he admitted to killing Samantha Koenig, 18, not far from his home in Alaska. Her abduction and murder led to his arrest in March 2012

He broke into the Essex, Vermont home of Bill, 49, and Lorraine Currier, 55, and murdered them in 2011 (above)

He broke into the Essex, Vermont home of Bill, 49, and Lorraine Currier, 55, and murdered them in 2011 (above)

The FBI has released never-before-seen chilling pictures Alaska serial killer Israel Keyes, 34, drew of 11 skulls allegedly using his own blood. They say this indicates he had 11 total murder victims. The eerie images, including one that bears the caption 'We Are One', pictured above

The FBI has released never-before-seen chilling pictures Alaska serial killer Israel Keyes, 34, drew of 11 skulls allegedly using his own blood. They say this indicates he had 11 total murder victims. The eerie images, including one that bears the caption ‘We Are One’, pictured above

Officials also released examples of Keyes' 'kill caches', kits of guns, zip ties, and other items he stuffed in plastic buckets and buried across the country years in advance prior to committing a crime

Officials also released examples of Keyes’ ‘kill caches’, kits of guns, zip ties, and other items he stuffed in plastic buckets and buried across the country years in advance prior to committing a crime

A piece of a .22 rifle and a plastic stock for the weapon were some of the items found in his buried 'kill cache'

A piece of a .22 rifle and a plastic stock for the weapon were some of the items found in his buried ‘kill cache’

The FBI believes several more caches are buried and may contain evidence of other unsolved murders. 

‘He didn’t know who he was going to kill. But he already knew that he had the items there that he needed,’ Goeden said on those murder kits.  

Now officials are asking for the public’s help to trace his other supposed eight victims.

‘It won’t be easy by any means,’ Special Agent Katherine Nelson said on the show. ‘And it may take a long time. But I’ll never give up trying.’

Keyes is believed to have killed 11 people across the US from 2001 and 2012 but only three of his victims have been identified

Keyes is believed to have killed 11 people across the US from 2001 and 2012 but only three of his victims have been identified

'These skulls are drawn in blood and these were found underneath his bed in his jail cell. And one of them says, "We are one" ... We believe that 11 is the total number of victims,' FBI Special Agent Jolene Goeden (right) said on the show

‘These skulls are drawn in blood and these were found underneath his bed in his jail cell. And one of them says, “We are one” … We believe that 11 is the total number of victims,’ FBI Special Agent Jolene Goeden (right) said on the show

Keyes is believed to have killed 11 people across the US from 2001 and 2012 but only three of his victims have been identified.

He confessed to Koenig’s murder and eventually pointed investigators to three other victims: couple Bill and Lorraine Currier and a murder victim in New York, but authorities do now know their identity or description.  

He broke into the Essex, Vermont home of Bill, 49, and Lorraine, 55, in 2011. He tied them up and drove them to an abandoned farmhouse where he shot Bill and sexually assaulted Lorraine before strangling her to death.

In 2012 he admitted to killing Samantha Koenig, 18, not far from his home in Alaska.

He abducted her from a coffee stand where she worked and sexually assaulted her, killed her and dismembered her body. He disposed her body in Matanuska Lake, north of Anchorage.

After Koenig’s murder he demanded random and police tracked him down to Lufkin, Texas and he was arrested on March 13, 2012.

He was extradited to Alaska but died by suicide at Anchorage Correctional Complex in December 2012 before he went to trial for Koenig’s murder.

He spoke with investigators for over 40 hours in interviews in which he claimed he had been living a double life for years, but never admitted who and where all of his victims were. 

He said he’d travel from state to state for the sole purpose of committing murder and that he targeted everyone, from old couples, young people to young women.

He buried the kill caches in states so he could go back and kill and dispose of the bodies in an organized fashion.

Investigators say that the Keyes’ other victims could be anywhere he traveled from Washington state, Florida, Colorado or Maine.

If you have any information on the Keyes case, call the FBI at 1-800-CALL-FBI, or submit them online at https://www.fbi.gov/tips.

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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