The New Orleans Police Department believe there is a serial killer on the loose in the French Quarter. He murdered three people pre-Katrina, in which he had been thought to have perished. A year and a half after the hurricane, a fourth dead body is found, killed using the same MO, which includes evisceration. Garcia locates a fifth potential victim in Galveston, Texas, that case which was not originally connected to the New Orleans killings. The unsub has been in direct contact with the lead investigator of the case, Lt. William LaMontagne, Jr. of the NOPD, by letter detailing the murder and mentioning that he is continuing what he started pre-Katrina. William LaMontagne, Sr., the previous lead investigator before he died in Katrina, also received such letters with the earlier murders. Most records of the first three murders were destroyed in the hurricane, so the BAU have only the latest murders from which to work. The significance of one piece of evidence from the earlier cases is ... Written by
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This is the first appearance of William LaMontagne, Jr. See more
Reid asks what the body part Jack the Ripper removed from one of his victims was, indicating that this only happened once. He explains that a kidney was removed from a victim of the original killings. This is true; the left kidney was removed from Catherine Eddowes, the Ripper's fourth victim, along with most of her uterus. What is not mentioned, however, is that from his second victim, Annie Chapman, the uterus was completely removed, and from his last victim, Mary Jane Kelly, most of her organs were removed and left at the crime scene, and her heart was removed and never found. See more
Robert Kennedy once said, "Tragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a guide by which to live."
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