Homicide of Sarah Washington by Rex Frank investigated on Homicide within the Heartland

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Homicide of Sarah Washington by Rex Frank investigated on Homicide within the Heartland
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Rex Frank was convicted of killing Sarah Washington. Pic credit score: Kankakee County Sheriff’s Workplace

Homicide within the Heartland is analyzing the homicide of Sarah Washington, who was shot lifeless by Rex Frank at her residence in Kankakee, Illinois.

On June 26, 2014, Sarah’s mom, Kathy Washington, went to her daughter’s house to drive her to work and made the surprising discovery that she had been shot twice within the head. The 25-year-old aspiring mannequin was discovered mendacity on the bed room ground.

The cops later learned that the assassin had been Rex Frank, a violent killer who had been an acquaintance of Washington’s live-in boyfriend. Frank had visited Washington’s boyfriend earlier within the day when he had requested medication, a gun, and cash, however had left empty-handed.

Rex Frank had already admitted guilt in Rian Maiden homicide case

The police had been capable of pinpoint Frank because the killer after he pleaded responsible to a different homicide. On July 4, 2014, the assassin broke into the house of Rian Maiden within the close by city of Solar River Terrace, IL. When Maiden interrupted Frank burglarizing his residence, he was shot a number of instances.

Frank had compelled Maiden to provide him his PIN quantity and ATM card earlier than he shot him 4 instances, twice within the head.

Frank pleaded responsible to the Maiden homicide and was sentenced to 45 years in jail. Nevertheless, he denied killing Washington.

The killer was placed on trial for Washington’s homicide, and plenty of the prosecution’s case relied on the shell casings that had been discovered mendacity beside Washington’s stays; they matched the casings discovered beside Maiden.

In 2019, a jury discovered Frank responsible of killing Sarah Washington, and he obtained an automated life sentence.

At the sentencing, Decide Clark Erickson mentioned: “You’re a cold-blooded killer. I sentence you to pure life in jail. You should have no likelihood for parole, and you’ll die in jail. You deserve it.”

Extra from Homicide within the Heartland

Observe the hyperlinks to examine extra murders profiled in America’s heartland.

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In 2016, Tromain Mackall left a celebration that straddled the borders of Ohio and Daviess Counties in Kentucky and was by no means seen alive once more. The cops concluded that he had been kidnapped and strangled by William Howard, who was aided and abetted by Melanie Howard and Christopher Hill.

Homicide within the Heartland airs at 9/8c on Investigation Discovery.

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