Three homicide victims have now been tied to the Kensington Strangler, two through DNA evidence. Police are also looking into whether three choking cases are also tied to the Strangler.

* Nicole Piacentini was found dead on Nov. 13 on Cumberland Street near Jasper.

* Elaine Goldberg was found dead on Nov. 3 on Ruth Street near Hart lane.

* Casey Mahoney was found dead Wednesday in a lot at Front and Tusculum streets. They were found facedown, nude from the waist down.

* Early October. A woman claims she was sexually assaulted and choked into unconsciousness at a property on Cumberland Street near Jasper, where where Piacentini was found.

* Oct. 31. A woman claims she was sexually assaulted and choked into unconsciousness on Sergeant Street near Kensington Avenue.

* Dec. 6. A woman claims she was strangled, punched and hit in the head with a brick in the same alley where the Oct. 31 attack occurred.