Dungeon on wheels

, Posted: Wed, April 23 2014 at 12:22 PM, Updated: Wed, April 23 2014 at 2:15 PM

Portland, Ore --- (KGW News) Investigators in Portland, Oregon say a man shot and killed by police last month had been stalking women in a van that he had converted into a "moveable dungeon."

Inside Kelly Swoboda's van police found chains and rope padlocked to the floor. He also had zip-ties and latex gloves.

"It's paraphernalia that people normally use in a crime of abduction and of rape and in some cases murder," says forensic psychologist Dr. Kevin McGovern.

Investigators think Swoboda may have been looking for his next victim when he approached several children around Wilson High School last month.

The 49-year-old had been on the run since January. Police say Swoboda kidnapped an employee at a tanning salon. The woman, bound with duct tape, got away. 

Among the surveillance notes discovered by police were ones about a brunette near the Oregon Episcopal School tennis courts that he rated an eight, and a ballerina spotted outside a Eugene dance studio. At least one young woman was in the southern Oregon city of Klamath Falls.

"Some of them have license plates, so he has seen them driving and follows them," Portland police Detective Erik Kammerer said.

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