Between 2002 and 2005, a serial killer who became known as the West Mesa Bone Collector murdered and buried 11 women in the outskirts of Albuquerque, New Mexico. To this day, law enforcement officials have been unable to discover the true identity of the murderer, despite the fact that they have a list of potential suspects, two of whom are already dead. The stuff of a mystery television show, the Bone Collector's saga will leave you with goosebumps.
All of the West Mesa Bone Collector's victims fall between the ages of 15 and 32, fit a specific profile, were suspected to be involved in the Albuquerque drug scene, and worked as prostitutes. Like many other infamous unsolved murders, the true identity of the West Mesa Bone Collector remains a mystery due to a lack of new evidence, and it's likely that these crimes will remain unsolved until someone comes forward. Until then, this is everything we know about the West Mesa Bone Collector.
Eleven Bodies Were Found Scattered Over The 92-Acre Site
One Suspect, Lorenzo Montoya, Died In 2006, At Which Point The Murders Mysteriously Stopped
Police Believe That The Killer Might Also Be Responsible For The Disappearance Of Six Other Women
The Mass Grave Was First Discovered By A Woman Who Was Out For A Walk
Joseph Blea Was Another Potential Suspect, According To His Current Wife And His Ex-Wife
Police Used Satellite Imagery To See When And How The Soil Was Disturbed