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NJ Man Accused Of Killing Two Women Charged With Additional Murder, Assault

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) -- A New Jersey man already charged with killing two women has been charged with killing a third and authorities say a fourth survived an attack.

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray said Monday that 20-year-old Khalil Wheeler-Weaver, of Orange, was indicted by a grand jury in the deaths of the three women between September and November.

He is also charged with sexually assaulting them.

Wheeler-Weaver previously pleaded not guilty to charges that he killed two women. Attorney Shevelle McPherson said in December that the evidence was circumstantial. She didn't immediately return a phone message seeking comment.

He is charged in the deaths of 20-year-old New Jersey City University student Sarah Butler, of Montclair, 33-year-old Joanne Brown, of Newark, and 19-year-old Robin West, of Philadelphia.

(© Copyright 2017 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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