Victims of Suspected New Britain Serial Killer

The man suspected of killing at least seven people and burying their bodies behind a New Britain shopping center has been identified as William Devin Howell, a 45-year-old currently incarcerated at a Connecticut prison on separate manslaughter charges, multiple sources familiar with the investigation tell NBC Connecticut exclusively. These are the victims found behind a New Britain strip mall.

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Police identified the remains of Mary Jane Menard, born on May 7, 1963, in 2014. Menard was 40 years old when she disappeared in October 2003. At the time, her daughter was serving overseas in the armed forces.
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The body of Joyvaline "Joy" Martinez, of East Hartford, was identified in August 2013. She disappeared on Oct. 10, 2003, at the age of 24.
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Diane Cusack,disappeared in the late summer or early fall of 2003 and her remains were one of the four identified.
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Daniel Whistnant is one of the victims, according to police. He was reported to dress and live as a woman, according to the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System.
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Daniel Whistnant is one of the victims, according to police. He was reported to dress and live as a woman, according to the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System.
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Nilsa Arizmendi disappeared on July 24, 2003 from Wethersfield.
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Melanie Ruth Camilini, 29, disappeared on Jan. 1, 2003. Police said her body was buried behind the shopping plaza on Hartford Road in New Britain that houses a Subway restaurant, liquor store and hair salon.
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It's not clear what connection this woman might have with the case, but the Cold Case Unit is attempting to identify her and another woman recorded on a videotape recovered from Howell's van.
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Marilyn Mendez Gonzalez disappeared on May 15, 2003 at the age of 26.
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