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Police Confirm Possible 5th DC ‘Caddy Killer’ Victim

WASHINGTON (WDVM) — The Metropolitan Police Department has confirmed that Anthony Robinson — the so-called “cart killer” — is a person of interest in a homicide that took place in Washington, DC in September.

Robinson, who is currently being held at Rockingham-Harrisonburg Regional Jail in Virginia, has been linked to five inquests into the deaths of women in DC and Virginia. He is currently charged with two counts of first degree murder and two counts of concealing, transporting or altering a corpse.

The fifth potential victim, Sonya Champ, 40, was a DC resident described as someone who loved her family.

On September 7, 2021, members of the MPD First District arrived at the 200 block of F Street NE, where they found a woman “unconscious and unresponsive, inside a shopping cart.” The woman, later identified as Champ, was then transported to the chief medical examiner’s office for an autopsy, which concluded that her death was a homicide.

Back at a press conference in January, Maj. Ed O’Carroll of the Fairfax County Crimes/Cybercrimes and Forensics Bureau discussed Champ as a possible Robinson victim.

“This deceased woman, in a shopping cart, was covered only with a blanket,” O’Carroll said in January. “We believe this may be Anthony Eugene Robinson’s fifth victim. This is based on digital evidence that places him in the same vicinity at the time of the victim’s disappearance. Sad and tragic.

Now MPD has confirmed that by declaring Robinson a person of interest, although he claims he has not been charged with her murder.

Robinson was charged with the murders of two women found in Harrisonburg. He is also suspected of killing Cheyenne Brown, 29, of DC, and Stephanie Harrison, 48, of Redding, California.

WFXR’s sister station WDVM has asked MPD for more information, including if they think there may be other victims, if there is a connection between the victims, and what information led them to declare Robinson a person of interest.

The agency declined to specifically answer questions, but provided the following statement:

Anthony Robinson is currently a person of interest in this case. We continue to investigate this homicide with our local law enforcement partners. At this time, we have not made any arrests in the Sonya Champ homicide case. There is no additional information to provide at this time.