William Vincent Brown chose his victims carefully, looking for women who were drug addicts or had mental health issues, Dead of Night examines his crimes.
Starting in 2003, William Vincent Brown raped and murdered several woman over a period of 11 months.
Baltimore in the spring of 2003 and a woman was picked up by what she was a cab. Instead of taking the woman to her destination, he drove her to a nearby park where he raped her and then tried to cut off her ears. The woman survived the attack, unlike the attacker’s next two victims.
In the summer of June 2003, 25-year-old Emma O’Hearn was found unconscious outside a local school. The homeless woman was in a coma from being beaten about the head and she never woke up, dying six months later in hospital.
In the spring of 2004 15-year-old Antania Mills was found dead, she had been strangled and wrapped up in some bed sheets.
The attacks saw police mount an extensive investigation and several men were arrested, but the cases eventually went cold.