Illinois Man Arrested in Truck Stop Serial Killings

Nashville (WVLT) - A suspected serial killer is now in custody in Nashville.

Investigators say 56-year-old Bruce Mendenhall of Illinois is charged with the shooting death of a woman at a truck stop near the Tennessee Titan's Stadium in Nashville last month.

Authorities say Mendenhall then implicated himself in the murders of women in Lebanon, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, and two in Indiana.

Police say Mendenhall is a truck driver and they found what appears to be blood inside the cab.

He is being held without bond.


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