The man from NC is a “serial killer” after details of his role in the deaths of 4 women were revealed

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (WBTV) – New information has been released about a Rutherford County man convicted of kidnapping and murdering a Greenville County, South Carolina woman, with the FBI calling him a serial killer.

Daniel Prince pleaded guilty on Tuesday to the abduction and murder of 80-year-old Edna Suttles in 2021. He was sentenced to life in prison without parole and as a result of a plea deal will not be charged with anything else related. with the case.

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The deal also requires the Prince to pay restitution to all other families involved and acknowledge his role in the deaths of Nancy Rego, Delores Sellers (Rego’s mother) and Lee Goodman.

“Printz is a monster with a long history of targeting, abducting and killing women – causing unimaginable loss to its victims and their families,” US Attorney Corey F. Ellis told South Carolina County in a statement.

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A news conference Wednesday revealed more details about his crimes against the four women.

Delores Sellers died in 2017 after investigators said Prince had given her a lethal amount of prescription drugs. She was 88 years old.

the daughter of the sellers, Nancy Rego, was shot and killed by Prince a year later. Investigators say Rego signed a power of attorney to Printz days before her death and that he continued to receive her social security deposits after her death.

They also say he introduced himself as Rego to her family.

Lee Goodman also died in 2018, shortly after meeting with Prince, according to investigators. She was 61 years old. Details of her death have not been released.

One Suttles disappeared in August 2021. After she did not show up for work the next day, her colleagues reported her missing.

Investigators say the two met in the Food Lion parking lot at Travelers Rest. Prince bought a pack of yogurt and they left in Suttles’ jeep.

or search warrant revealed that Prince drove the jeep back to Food Lion later in the afternoon and he moved it to his car.

Prince was arrested the following month on charges of weapons and car theft.

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He admitted to killing many people in October 2021.

According to a search warrant: “Prince said he ‘hypothetically’ helped a close friend in the euthanasia of a family member. He then said, “This is a body.” Then the friend felt remorse and would “tell.” Prince described the friend as the “second body.” Prince went on to tell investigators about another friend he was trying to help but who also died. The prince did not announce the death, but instead discarded the body so he could continue to collect his friend’s social benefits. Prince also described an incident in which someone tried to rob him, but the robbery “did not go well for [the robber]”He said that after the attempted robbery he drove to a rural area, dumped the body and cleaned up the accident.

Suttles’ body was discovered in May 2022.

“This case is a model of how local, state and federal agencies must work together to bring justice,” said Greenville South Carolina County Sheriff Hobart Lewis. “I firmly believe that if it were not for the joint efforts, this narcissistic man would have continued to target and grab an innocent woman before taking them from their loved ones. I am so grateful to the men and women who worked tirelessly to get Mr. Prince out of society and behind bars for the rest of his life.

The case is being investigated by the FBI, Greenville County, the South Carolina County Sheriff’s Office, Rutherford County, the North Carolina County Sheriff’s Office and the United States Attorney’s Office for Western North Carolina County and South Carolina County. Assistant Attorney General Justin W. Holloway and Elliott B. Daniels of South Carolina were investigating the case, along with Assistant Attorney General Don Gast of West Carolina.

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