According to a release from the Austin Texas Police Department, the agency will review its cold missing persons cases in the wake of Abandoned House Strangler Darren Vann’s arrest. According to a report on, Vann lived in Texas from 2004 until 2009 when he was convicted of attempting to strangle a woman before beating and sexually assaulting her. Vann was released from a Texas jail in 2013 and returned to Indiana shortly thereafter according to the release.

Vann was charged with residential entry by the Gary police in 2004. He Served 90 days in jail on the Class D Felony charge.