45-year-old Billy Chemirmir is facing capital murder charges in Texas following an investigation that led police to find an 81-year old victim at home. When investigators began tailing Mr. Chemirmir, they spotted him discarding what turned out to be a jewelry box belonging to the victim who was later found in her Dallas home.
Plano, Texas police were getting ready to serve an arrest warrant on the suspect when they discovered this incident and now authorities are questioning whether Mr. Chemirmir could be a serial killer, having been a home care aide when several other clients passed away. He was reported to be at the scene for several of these incidences.
According to Fox 4 News in Dallas, in the police report, Source: Dallas murder suspect linked to other home health care deaths, written by staff:
“Chemirmir was a home health care worker and is being investigated for several home health care-related deaths in Dallas, Plano and Richardson, according to a police source. They say Chemirmir was on the scene of several deaths of people who had home health care and were thought to have died of natural causes.
Plano police were investigating the home health care worker after a family became suspicious he was stealing from their relative and began following him. While conducting surveillance on the 4500 block of Pear Ridge in Dallas, Plano police saw Chemirmir dump a jewelry box and found him with jewelry, cash, and a set of keys.”
Two other possible murders are current being investigated and to date, two other victims have come forward, reporting that Billy Chemirmir had tried to smother them, too, sitting on their chest and using a pillow in that effort. It’s unclear if they had reported this situation previously or since investigators began looking into this latest case.
There has been no immediate word from authorities about how long Mr. Chemirmir has been working as a home health care aide or how many potential victims could be out there, but he has worked in various sites, including Dallas, Plano, and Richardson.
It was not made known immediately whether he had been employed through an agency or if he was working independently. Billy Chemirmir is currently being held on a $1 million bond and records indicate that he is in the United States illegally. He is also on what is referred to as an ‘immigration hold.’
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