TDoR 1996 / 1996 / July / 20 / Keooudorn Lily Phothisane

Keooudorn Lily Phothisane

Age 21 (born 2 Jan 1975)

20 Jul 1996
Minneapolis, Minnesota (USA)
Beaten and burned

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Keooudorn Lily Phothisane
Keooudorn Lily Phothisane [photo:]

Keooudorn died from blunt force injuries to the neck and head. Her body had also been burned.

She was one of four victims of Mark Antonio Profit, 33.

On May 8, 1997, Mark Antonio Profit, 33, was found guilty of the strangulation death the previous May of prostitute Renee Bell, who's body was found floating in a creek in Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis. Profit was also found guilty of two counts of the sexual attack on another woman.

Profit, who has spent nearly one-half of his life in prison for violence and sexual assaults, was known as the "Wirth Park Killer". According to a county attorney Profit has been out of prison for only a year since he was 15 years old.

Police believe Bell was the first of four victims in a four-month serial killing spree. His three other suspected victims are, Deborah LaVoie, 43, whose burned body was found June 3 in Wirth Park; Avis Warfield, 36, found June 19 near the park, and Keooudorn Photisane, 21, found July 29 in bushes near a bike path and the park's golf course.

Keooudorn was born on 2nd January 1975 and was killed on 20th July 1996.

Report added: 17 Feb 2019. Last updated: 3 Apr 2024

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