COLUMBUS, OH – A chilling case of alleged serial killings has emerged in Ohio as authorities have charged 33-year-old Rebecca Auborn in connection with the deaths of at least four men she had met for sexual encounters. Investigators suspect that there may be more victims involved.
According to a joint statement that was made by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Columbus Police Chief Elaine Bryant, Auborn stands accused of robbing and fatally drugging her victims on multiple occasions this year. Specifically, these fatal incidents took place on January 15, April 1, April 13, and June 17. Additionally, the indictment against her includes allegations that she targeted a man for robbery and attempted fatal drugging on December 13 of the previous year.
Attorney General Dave Yost emphasized the dangers associated with engaging in illegal sexual activities, stating, “Don’t buy sex in Ohio- it ruins lives and could cost you yours.” Auborn’s arraignment is scheduled to take place in a Franklin County courtroom on Monday.
Detectives working on the case believe that there may be more victims who have not yet been identified. They have appealed to anyone with information regarding Auborn’s activities between December 2022 and August 2023 in northeast Columbus to come forward and assist in the ongoing investigation.
Rebecca Auborn now faces a range of serious charges, including four counts of murder, four counts of involuntary manslaughter, five counts of aggravated robbery, five counts of felonious assault, five counts of corrupting another with drugs, one count of tampering with evidence, and four counts of drug trafficking. Her defense attorney declined to comment on the case.