CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – New info is coming to mild a couple of Rutherford County man discovered responsible of kidnapping and killing a Greenville County, S.C. girl, with the FBI referring to him as a serial killer.
Daniel Printz pleaded responsible Tuesday to the kidnapping and homicide of 80-year-old Edna Suttles in 2021. He was sentenced to life in jail with out the potential for parole and, because of a plea deal, is not going to be charged with the rest associated to the case.
The deal additionally requires Printz to pay restitution to all different households concerned and acknowledge his function within the deaths of Nancy Rego, Delores Sellers (Rego’s mom) and Leigh Goodman.
“Printz is a monster who has a protracted historical past of focusing on, kidnapping, and killing ladies – inflicting unimaginable loss to his victims and their households,” mentioned U.S. Legal professional Corey F. Ellis for the District of South Carolina in a ready assertion.
A press convention Wednesday revealed extra particulars about his crimes in opposition to the 4 ladies.
Delores Sellers died in 2017 after investigators say Printz gave her a lethal quantity of prescription remedy. She was 88 years previous.
Sellers’ daughter, Nancy Rego, was shot and killed by Printz a 12 months later. Investigators say days earlier than her loss of life, Rego signed energy of legal professional over to Printz and that he continued to obtain her Social Safety deposits after her loss of life.
Additionally they say he impersonated Rego to her household.
Leigh Goodman additionally died in 2018 shortly after assembly Printz, in keeping with investigators. She was 61. Particulars of her loss of life haven’t been made obtainable.
Edna Suttles went lacking in August of 2021. After she didn’t present as much as work the subsequent day, coworkers reported her lacking.
Investigators say the 2 met within the parking zone of a Meals Lion in Vacationers Relaxation. Printz purchased a pack of yogurt and the 2 left in Suttles’s Jeep.
A search warrant revealed Printz drove the Jeep again to the Meals Lion later within the afternoon and he moved her into his automotive.
Printz was arrested the subsequent month on weapons and auto theft prices.
He confessed to killing a number of individuals in October 2021.
In line with a search warrant: “Printz mentioned that he ‘hypothetically’ assisted an in depth pal with the euthanasia of a member of the family. He then acknowledged, ‘That’s one physique.’ The pal then had emotions of regret and was going to ‘inform.’ Printz described the pal because the ‘second physique.’ Printz went on to inform investigators of one other pal he was making an attempt to assist, however who additionally ended up dying. Printz didn’t report the loss of life, however as a substitute disposed of the physique so he might hold accumulating the pal’s social safety advantages. Printz additionally described an incident by which somebody tried to rob him, however the theft ‘didn’t work out properly for [the robber].’ He acknowledged that after the tried theft, he drove to a rural space, disposed of the physique, and cleaned up from the incident.”
Suttles’s physique was present in Might 2022.
“This case is the mannequin for the way native, state and federal companies ought to repeatedly work collectively for the aim of bringing forth justice,” mentioned Greenville County South Carolina Sheriff Hobart Lewis. “I firmly consider that if it weren’t for the collaborative efforts that this narcissistic man would have continued focusing on and preying on harmless girl earlier than taking them from their family members. I’m so grateful for the women and men who labored tirelessly to get Mr. Printz out of society and behind bars for the remainder of his life.”
This case was investigated by the FBI, the Greenville County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Workplace, the Rutherford County, North Carolina Sheriff’s Workplace, and america Legal professional’s Workplaces for the Western District of North Carolina and the District of South Carolina. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Justin W. Holloway and Elliott B Daniels of the District of South Carolina prosecuted the case, together with Assistant U.S. Legal professional Don Gast of the Western District of North Carolina.
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