Alleged Serial Killer Charged With Murdering Four Gay Men

40 year old Stephen Port lured four young men back to his home and then poisoned them.

Stephen Port, 40, has officially been charged with four counts of murder and four counts of administering poison with intent to endanger life, according to BBC. The police believe he is the one behind the killing of four gay men, all in their 20’s, which took place over a 15 month period.

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Port contacted the victims through the use of gay dating sites and invited them back to his home, where they overdosed on a sedative, GHB, provided to them by Port.

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Stephen Port

GHB, gamma-Hydroxybutyric acid, is widely used as a anesthetic to treat conditions such as insomnia, depression, narcolepsy and even alcoholism. Unfortunately, this case is not the first one where someone has died after being supplied GHB. A 15 year old girl, Samantha Reid, died in 1999 after being given a drink which had been spiked with GHB. Reid’s death led to the passing of the Date-Rape Drug Prohibition Act in the United States

Port will has been remanded in custody and will make an appearance on Wednesday, as ordered by Deputy District Judge Shlomo Kreiman.

We will update this story as more information is made available.

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