FBI seeks Texas travels info on confessed killer

August 13, 2013 1:08:31 PM PDT
The public's help is needed to track the travels of a confessed serial killer in Texas and other states so that authorities can attempt to identify other possible victims, the FBI announced Tuesday.

Federal investigators released a Texas timeline for Israel Keyes, who allegedly killed 11 people before his March 2012 arrest in the East Texas town of Lufkin for speeding. He committed suicide last December in Alaska while awaiting trial in the rape and strangling of a coffee stand worker.

The FBI says Keyes in February 2012 rented a car in Houston, visited family in the Dallas area and possibly traveled through Azle, Aledo and Cleburne.

Keyes in March 2012 apparently visited Post Oak Cemetery in Glen Rose before using ATMs in Shepherd and Humble.

The timeline sheds some new light on a mysterious case that left a trail of unsolved killings around the country. FBI spokesman Eric Gonzalez said the goal of releasing the information is to identify victims who remain unknown, and provide some closure to their families.

"We've exhausted all our investigative leads," Gonzalez said.

Keyes said he robbed several banks to fund his travels along with money he made as a general contractor, according to the FBI. Keyes also told authorities he broke into as many as 30 homes throughout the country.

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