Suspected serial killer indicted on 5 more capital murder charges

A Collin County grand jury indicted a suspected serial killer on five new counts of capital murder.

Prosecutors say Billy Chemirmir smothered an 81-year-old Dallas woman early last year. He's also accused of several other murders of elderly people in North Texas.

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There are now 12 capital murder indictments against him in Collin and Dallas counties.

Police say the suspect worked in home health care and sometimes posed as a maintenance worker to gain access to victims at retirement communities.

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Police say robbery appears to have been the motive of the murders.

Chemirmir remains in custody at the Dallas County Jail.