Accused Serial Killer's SeMo Court Appearance Set for Next Week

JACKSON, MO - The southeast Missouri court hearing for a man accused of being a serial killer is being delayed until next week.

Cape Girardeau County prosecutor Morley Swingle says 63-year-old Timothy Krajcir wasn't extradited to Missouri in time to appear in court today.

Krajcir is charged with killing five women in Cape Girardeau in 1977 and 1982.

Police have said he confessed to the Cape Girardeau killings and three others.  In exchange, prosecutors agreed not to seek the death penalty.

Krajcir is being held in Illinois, where he is serving time for killing a Southern Illinois University student in 1982.

Krajcir is believed responsible for the deaths of nine women in four states in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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