“Charlie? He shot him,” she said silently.”Who did?” “Todd Kohlhepp shot
Charlie Carver three times in the chest, covered him in a blue tarpaulin, put him in the pail of the tractor, locked me down here. I have actually never seen him once again. He states he’s dead and buried. He states there are numerous bodies dead and buried out here,” she said.Investigators discovered
three bodies on the rural Spartanburg County property. They had gone to the land on Nov. 3 to look for Brown and her boyfriend, 32-year-old Charles Carver. The couple had actually been missing for 2 months, and Brown’s mobile phone suggested she might have remained in the area when she vanished.Kohlhepp also pleaded guilty to raping Brown.
The Associated Press usually does not identify victims of sexual attack, but Brown has spoken openly about her distressing experience, appearing on Dr. Phil’s television program in February.Authorities say en route to the health center, Brown informed them about how Kohlhepp confessed to killing a couple prior to she was caught, and about killing four people at a Spartanburg County motorcycle shop-murders that were unsolved for 13 years.After authorities let Kohlhepp talk with his mom and promised to provide her cash from his accounts, he confessed in several other videos released by prosecutors.Kohlhepp boasted in one video about using gloves when packing his gun to guarantee no fingerprints were on the casings. He likewise told authorities he pulled the gun apart and threw the components into different garbage bins, putting the barrel into a bag of used cat litter.Even though it had actually been 13 years, Kohlhepp detailed each shot he fired at the Superbike shop, including last shots to the forehead of 30-year-old Scott Ponder
; 52-year-old Beverly Guy; 30-year-old Brian Lucas; and 26-year-old Chris Sherbert.”That was one big structure. I cleared that building in under 30 seconds,” Kohlhepp stated. “I’m sorry, however you men would have been happy.”The investigators asked if anyone begged for their lives or said anything to him. “I don’t keep in mind any of that. I will inform you that when I engaged, I was engaged. It was practically like a video game.
It’s not a video game -you have actually been there, sir, you understand exactly what I am speaking about,”Kohlhepp said.Kohlhepp likewise
eliminated 29-year-old Johnny Coxie and 26-year-old Leigh McCraw-Coxie in December 2015. They, like Carver and Brown, were tempted to Kohlhepp’s land after he promised them work.Kohlhepp eliminated Coxie immediately and aimed to keep McCraw-Coxie locked away, but he said he eliminated her after numerous days because she attempted to burn the container after he provided her cigarettes.”She desired Little Caesar’s pizza. I dislike that(curse).
It offers me heartburn,”Kohlhepp said. “Dr. Pepper, cinnamon rolls and freaking Newports. If you decrease to that structure, you’ll discover an unused plan of Newports that I purchased for her.”Kohlhepp denied killing anyone
else. He did say he shot a man in Arizona when he was 14, but could provide couple of details. Authorities have not charged him with any extra crimes in other states.Kohlhepp transferred to South Carolina in 2001 after 14 years in prison for a kidnapping in Arizona. Authorities there
said the then 15-year-old Kohlhepp required a 14-year-old neighbor back to his home at gunpoint, tied her up and raped her. (Copyright © 2017 by The Associated Press. All Rights Booked.)