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Craigslist 2nd Ad Victim Causes Panic in Ohio

A body found in a shallow grave in Akron, Ohio, on Friday may be the victim of another phony Craigslist job ad.

The FBI is investigating the incident, which they believe is a second killing connected to a Craigslist job ad in which the killer lures, robs and kills the victim, according to AP.

Agency spokeswoman Vicki Anderson has said: "Do we think it might be? Maybe. He's missing. We haven't been able to find him. It could possibly be, but we just don't know that yet."

The FBI believes the victim may be Timothy Kern, who has been missing over a week. Kern, 47, apparently answered the same ad to work at a farm that led to the death of David Pauley, 51.

Pauley, from Norfolk, Va., was shot to death 90 miles south of Akron. Another man who responded to the ad was shot Nov. 6, but managed to escape.

Police have arrested to people in the Akron area; a high school student charged with attempted murder and an older 52 year old man, Richard Beasley is in custody for unrelated charges.

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