A man originally from the Tri-State is found guilty of murder and abuse of a corpse in Tennessee. Bruce Mendenhall was a truck driver from Albion Illinois authorities say he is responsible for the deaths of at least six women in Indiana, Tennessee, and Alabama.
He was immediately given a life sentence for the murder of a woman found at a travel center in Lebanon, Tennessee. He will return to court June 5th to be sentenced for the abuse charge.
Right now he’s serving two life sentences for this case and a previous conviction.
He still has to be tried in a case out of Alabama.
Authorities say he is a suspect in at least two other deaths in Indiana.