Pennsylvania law enforcement officials are blaming a small town serial killing rampage on the sale of small amounts of marijuana, according to a report from the New York Times. However, there does not appear to be any evidence showing that the supposed drug deals used to lure the victims to their untimely demise were anything more than a dangling carrot being carried by a couple of extremely twisted individuals.
Last week, a couple of 20-year-old men (Cosmo DiNardo and Sean Kratz) from the Doylestown area told police that they were, in fact, responsible for the deaths of the four young men who had recently disappeared from a Philadelphia suburb. The two cousins confessed that they had lured the victims individually out to a remote family farm on the promise of selling them marijuana. It was there that they shot, killed and disposed of the bodies.
Reports indicate that Kratz has an extensive criminal history that involves burglary, theft and other crimes. In addition, he was still dealing with two out of the three criminal charges he had been brought up on in the past three months at the time he was arrested for the murders.