The bodies of 4 woman were found face down, execution-style, in a drainage ditch in several inches of water some distance apart from one another. The bodies were found behind a motel, The Golden Key Motel, not far from the Atlantic City Visitors Welcome Center.
Onlookers said the area around the motels is known for drugs and prostitution.
“You don’t stay here unless you’re doing something wrong,” said Danielle Trombetta, 16, of Egg Harbor Township.
UPDATE: Second Strangulation Confirmed In Atlantic City Killings
Investigators confirmed that another woman found dead in Atlantic City was strangled to death. This is the second confirmed strangulation death in the case of four dead women who were discovered near an Atlantic City motel.
Authorities also identified one of the victims as 35-year-old Kim Raffo — who wore a Hard Rock Cafe tank top and also died from strangulation, according to Janet Niedosik, a spokeswoman for the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office. The other victims had not been identified as of Wednesday. (NBC 10)