COLUMBUS, Ohio (TCD) — A 33-year-old girl is accused of assembly males for intercourse and inflicting the deaths of no less than 4 individuals by way of medicine.
In keeping with a press launch from the Ohio Lawyer Basic’s workplace, a grand jury returned an indictment towards Rebecca Auborn on October 25, charging her with 4 counts of homicide, 4 counts of involuntary manslaughter, 5 counts of aggravated theft, 5 counts of assault, 5 counts of corrupting one other with medicine, one depend of tampering with proof, and 4 counts of drug trafficking.
The Central Ohio Human Trafficking Activity Power obtained a tip that Auborn was allegedly “assembly males for intercourse in northeast Columbus, then drugging the ‘johns’ to steal their belongings.”
In keeping with the Columbus Police Division, officers responded to the 2900 block of Azelda Avenue on Jan. 15 for a report of an overdose. On the scene, police discovered the sufferer, Joseph Crumpler, and he was transported to Riverside Methodist Hospital the place he was pronounced lifeless.
Police interviewed Auborn and he or she admitted to administering medicine that precipitated the sufferer’s loss of life. She additionally admitted to taking his belongings whereas he was unconscious.
In September, Auborn was charged with homicide, aggravated theft, assault and corrupting one other with medicine in reference to Crumpler’s overdose loss of life. She was booked into the Franklin County Jail and has remained there ever since.
In keeping with the Lawyer Basic’s Workplace, investigators decided there have been further victims, together with one who tried an overdose in December 2022, two males who died of an overdose in April, and one other deadly overdose sufferer in June.
The Columbus Dispatch stories that Auborn allegedly met her victims for intercourse at motels on the northeast facet of Columbus within the areas of Interstate 71, State Route 161, Cleveland Avenue and East seventeenth Avenue.
Court docket data obtained by the Columbus Dispatch present that Auborn admitted to mixing fentanyl in a crack pipe on one sufferer. Auborn reportedly knew the person was overdosing and stole his automotive and financial institution card.
The investigation is ongoing and authorities are searching for extra victims.
Auborn will seem in court docket for her arraignment on Friday, October 27.
In an announcement, Lawyer Basic Dave Yost stated, “Do not buy intercourse in Ohio — it ruins lives and will value you yours.”
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