Several were raped, some strangled, and police said all of them fought back until they couldn’t any longer.
"I was absolutely shocked, thought I was a good judge of character, so I thought if this could happen to me, it could happen to anyone or a senior citizen who’s not as aware as I was,” Wallace said. “I mean my goodness, my husband even thought he was great."
She said she even rode in the blue Ford van, the same authorities said Howell dubbed as his “murder mobile” where he carried out most of the crimes.
“I went to the Home Depot to get new shrubs, because he couldn't get the color I wanted, and there were no qualms about being in the van,” Wallace said.
She said she shared her personal story as a way to warn others.
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