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Police believe they have stopped two Orange County serial killers

The social media has been wondering for awhile now if the cases of several women that went missing from Orange County were related and now it seems they were.

Anaheim Police Dept.
Anaheim Police Dept.
Anaheim Police Department
Kianna Jackson
Anaheim Police Dept.

On Monday, Anaheim Police Lt. Bob Dunn said that Franc Cano, 27, and Steven Dean Gordon, 45, were arrested about an hour apart near their RVs on Friday, reports Fox News Latino.

“We believe we have two serial killers in custody and we have stopped them in their tracks,” he said.



Police began investigating and comparing the Jarrae Nykkole Estepp case, who was found on March 14 on a conveyor belt at a recycling plant in Anaheim to the cases of Kainna Rae Jackson, 20, Martha Anaya, 28 and Josephine Monique Vargas, 34, reports The Orange County Register. All three of the woman had disappeared around the same time and from the same area.

Kianna Rae Jackson, 20, went missing on October 15. She was seen getting off a bus at the Santa Ana terminal and checking into a motel in Costa Mesa. She went missing several days later.

Josephine "Monique" Vargas, 34, went missing around the end of October 2013.

The police are saying that these two woman, including Martha Anaya disappeared along a half-mile stretch of First Street between Grand Avenue and the 55 Freeway.

It has not been released how the police were led to Cano and Gordon in the Epstepp case or even what they learned that led them to the other three missing women cases. Cano and Gordon had been arrested in the past and charged with lewd and lascivious acts on children under 14 years old, and were currently wearing GPS trackers. Could the GPS trackers put them at the scene of the crime?

Cano and Gordon have been booked for suspicion of killing Jackson, Anaya, Vargas and Epstepp.