Robert Rembert who was arrested in September for the murders of four people was indicted Tuesday by a grand jury. Three of the murders Rembert committed took place this year and a fourth back in 1997. Authorities are now looking into the routes Rembert took as a long distance truck driver as they have reason to believe he may be a serial killer.
Rembert, 45, already has a violent past; he served six years in prison after the fatal shooting of Dadren Lewis, 24, in a Cleveland parking lot in 1997. Last September Rembert was arrested for the murder of his cousin Jerry Rembert, 52, and long time family friend Morgan Nietzel, 26, who were both killed from a gun shot to the head after an alleged altercation with Rembert. Rembert was arrested on Sept. 21, one day after he shot his cousin Rembert and Nietzel at a truck stop outside of Cleveland.
Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty stated in a press release, “Robert Rembert is a serial Killer. So far, we know he’s purposefully executed five people, an investigation of his activities as an over-the-road truck driver is currently underway.”
After taking DNA samples from Rembert in September police discovered it was a match for DNA evidence found in the murder of Kimberley Hall who had been raped and strangled on June 10. Rembert’s DNA has also been linked to another Ohio woman, Rena Mae Payne, who was killed in 1997, and whose murder still remains unsolved.