Updated: Jun 28, 2020
He hitchhiked and train-hopped his way across the United States committing murders in many of his pit stops earning the nickname "Coast to Coast Killer". There was no victim type, just a need to commit murder, and anyone could be his next target. Diane Fanning, a notorious crime writer, joins Alisha and Emily to discuss the terrifying Tommy Lynn Sells, a man she interviewed for her true crime book Through the Window. Listen in while we discuss the horrendous crimes and what motivated Sells to commit such evil deeds.
The "Cross Country Killer" Tommy Lynn Sells
Victim and survivor Krystal Surles
Victims: Katy Harris (photo courtesy of CBS News) and Mary Bea Perez (photo courtesy of Findagrave.com)
Victims: The Dardeen Family (Keith, Elaine, Peter, unborn baby girl), photo courtesy of Wikipedia
Claimed Victim Stephanie Kelly Stroh