Milestones Aug. 7, 2006

CONFESSED. Robert Charles Browne, 53, who had already been convicted of the 1991 slaying of a Colorado teen, to killing 48 other people over a 25-year period, which if true would make him one of the most prolific murderers in U.S. history; in Colorado Springs, Colo. Browne used a variety of methods to subdue and kill--ant killer then screwdriver, ether then ice pick. He met most victims by chance--the first in 1970 while in South Korea with the U.S. Army, the others in nine states. He confessed after years of what authorities called "cryptic and poetic" letter writing and talks with...

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