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Police: Man confesses to 7 killings

Published 11:54 AM ET, Wed October 22, 2014
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Lory Welch boards up an abandoned home in Gary, Indiana, on Tuesday, October 21. According to police, this home on East 19th Avenue is where Darren Deon Vann allegedly left the body of Teaira Batey. Batey is one of the seven women who police say Vann, 43, has confessed to killing in northwest Indiana. John Gress/Getty Images
Indiana authorities spent Tuesday canvassing abandoned properties that they said Vann led them to. "This gentleman killed, and his MO was to put his bodies in these houses," police Sgt. William Fazekas said from Gary's Glen Park neighborhood, where several bodies were found. Michael Tercha/Chicago Tribune/Landov
According to police, Vann allegedly left three bodies at this location on East 43rd Avenue in Gary. John Gress/Getty Images
Inside the abandoned house on East 43rd Avenue. M.Tercha/Chicago Tribune/Getty Images
Police said Vann led them to this Motel 6 in Hammond, Indiana, where Afrikka Hardy was found strangled to death. John Gress/Getty Images
This home on Gary's Massachusetts Street is another property that police said Vann led them to. John Gress/Getty Images