'He hunted the women.' How a psychic helped stop serial killer James Koedatich

A local psychic's horrific visions helped lead police to James Koedatich, the serial killer of two young women, before he found his next victim.

News 12 Staff

Nov 13, 2023, 8:56 PM

Updated 223 days ago

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New Jersey serial killer James Koedatich killed Parsippany Hills High School cheerleader Amie Hoffman and 25-year-old Deirdre O'Brien. A local psychic's horrific visions helped lead police to the killer of the two young women before he found his next victim.


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