"I’m Addicted To Sex" – US Man Confesses After Killing 6 Asian Women
The 21-year-old US man, Robert Aaron Long, of Woodstock, Georgia, who allegedly killed eight people including six Asian women, has confessed to being a sex addict, US police say.
Briefing the media on Wednesday, March 17, 2021, in a televised address monitored by African Entertainment, Cherokee County Sheriff, Frank Reynolds, disclosed that the suspect may have been a patron of the spas where the mass shootings happened. According to him, the suspect has claimed to have a “sex addiction”. However, he said the suspect denied that the killings were motivated by race.
Identities of victims Police have identified at least four of the eight people killed in the shooting spree at spas in the US state of Georgia.
Police said those killed include: Ashley Yaun, 33; Paul Andre Michels, 54; Xiaojie Yan, 49; and Daoyou Feng, 44.
Elcias R Hernandez-Ortiz was identified by the police as sustaining injury.
At least six Asian women were killed, the police told a news conference on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.
The suspect was arrested in Crisp County, about 150 miles (240km) south of Atlanta Police had earlier announced that the fatal shootings happened at a massage parlour in Acworth, a suburb north of Atlanta, and two spas in the city itself.
Following the shootings on Tuesday evening, March 16, 2021,
South Korea confirmed that four of the victims were Koreans.
African Entertainment understands the first shooting took place at about 17:00 (21:00 GMT) on Tuesday at Youngs Asian Massage Parlor in Acworth, Cherokee County and Sheriff’s office spokesman, Capt Jay Baker, reportedly indicated that two people died at the scene and three were taken to hospital, where two more died.
Those victims were confirmed to be two Asian women, a white woman and a white man, and that a Hispanic man had been wounded.