Accused Milwaukee serial killer faces seven homicide charges
New charges were filed yesterday against accused Milwaukee serial killer Walter Ellis. He's now charged with stabbing or strangling seven female prostitutes to death since 1986.
DNA evidence linked the Ellis, 49, to nine slayings.
But Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm said he doesn't have enough evidence to win convictions for the killings of Carron Kilpatrick in 1994 and teenage runaway Jessica Payne in '95. Both cases remain open.