It took authorities a long time to catch onto his game, but now that the evidence has piled up, charges have been filed against 45-year-old Billy Chemirmir from Texas. Chemirmir is a healthcare professional who has been charged with the capital murder of an 81-year-old woman who was under her care. Her remains were found in Mach 2018 a day after Chemirmir had tried to kill another person allegedly.
It took Texas authorities a long time to put the pieces together, but as of Tuesday in mid-May 2019, they charged Billy Chemirmir with 11 more murders. Six of those murders were of people between the ages of 76 and 94. The details of the five other murders have yet to be released to the public.
Chemirmir worked as a healthcare worker in Texas and came under suspicion once it was revealed that there were more than 1,000 unexplained deaths in the state of Texas, that seemed to be related to him. Authorities have been able to link him to some of them through evidence while they suspect him of being involved with more.
Chemirmir, who is reportedly from Kenya, worked as a home health aid in the homes of elderly people. Since the murder charges started coming in back in 2018, he has been charged with the murders of Phyllis Payne, 91, on May 14, 2016; Phoebe Perry, 94, on June 5, 2016; and 85-year-old Norma French on October 8, 2016, according to Daily Mail.
He was also charged with murdering Doris Gleason, 92, on October 29, 2016; Rosemary Curtis, 76, on January 17, 2018; and Mary Brooks on January 31, 2018.
The five other murder charges have details that have yet to be released to the general public. In addition to those, he also faces three counts of attempted murder.
Billy Chemirmir is currently held on $9 million bond at Dallas County Jail. In addition to the murder charges, he also faces immigration-related offenses after being exposed for being inside the United States without proper documentation.
In Kenya, Chemirmir worked as a nurse. In Texas, he is at the center of an investigation involving 1,000 unexplained deaths across the state of Texas.
It seems that his method of murder is smothering. He had been arrested in March 2017 for smothering Harris with a pillow and pillaging her jewelry box. Nevertheless, Texas authorities released him back onto the streets, which allowed him to smother another woman, 91, and rob her of her jewels.
After that crime, police observed Chemirmir throwing something into a dumpster which was later identified as being a jewelry box. They also found a piece of paper, which linked to a woman from Dallas. When authorities contacted Dallas police to do a welfare check on Harris, they came inside to find her dead.
Chemirmir became a suspect after his car was spotted on CCTV footage leaving a crime scene. That evidence was used in conjunction with the jewelry box found in the dumpster to link him to the murder of Harris.
The victims of the murders and the 1,000 other unsolved deaths in Texas are mostly elderly women who were living in nursing homes.
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