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Police deny social media rumor of a serial killer in San Antonio

Posts being shared on Facebook and Twitter say a killer is concentrating on younger ladies and has killed 9. Police say they’ve discovered “no factual basis” for these claims.

SAN ANTONIO — The San Antonio Police Department took to social media Monday afternoon to clear the air about on-line rumors claiming there’s a serial killer in the Alamo City, calling a tweet that has been reshared lots of of instances “unsubstantiated.”

Multiple social media posts declare a killer is concentrating on younger ladies, with some even saying that the individual has killed 9. The posts have been shared many instances as residents urge their family and friends to stay vigilant. 

While the protection suggestions offered in the submit are worthwhile, police say the hypothesis about a serial killer usually are not true. 

“SAPD has been made aware of a recent social media post regarding allegations of a serial killer in San Antonio targeting female victims,” SAPD mentioned in its assertion. “We have found no factual basis on these claims and want to reassure the public to not be alarmed on this unsubstantiated social media post.”

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