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A woman who was found dead at a New Jersey nature preserve had asked a man just days earlier whether he was a serial killer, authorities testified in court Thursday.
Khalil Wheeler-Weaver has been charged with murdering three women and trying to murder a fourth. He has pleaded not guilty.
At trial, authorities testified about his phone records and internet search history, which revealed that he had Googled date-rape drugs less than two hours before 20-year-old Sarah Butler asked if he was a serial killer.
Butler’s grieving family and friends found her conversations with Wheeler-Weaver, and created a fake profile to lure him to a new meeting — where police were waiting.
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When 20-year-old Sarah Butler agreed to meet up with a man she talked to on the social media network Tagged, she messaged him asking, “You’re not a serial killer, right?”

Unbeknownst to Butler, the man she was speaking to had Googled date-rape drugs less than two hours earlier.

Butler was found dead 10 days later in New Jersey’s Eagle Rock Reservation, hidden underneath a pile of leaves and sticks, the North Jersey Record reported.

The details were revealed during testimony from police at the trial of Khalil Wheeler-Weaver on Thursday, where he has pleaded not guilty to three murder charges and one attempted murder charge.

Prosecutors allege that Wheeler-Weaver waged a killing spree during the fall of 2016, strangling and asphyxiating Butler, as well as 19-year-old Robin West and 33-year-old Joanne Browne. They also accused him of trying to kill a fourth victim known only by the initials T.T.

In court on Thursday, authorities detailed a slew of disturbing internet searches Wheeler-Weaver had made, including, “How to make homemade poisons to kill humans,” and, “What chemical could you put on a rag and hold to someone’s face to make them …read more

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