“I have just been overjoyed, ecstatic. It’s an emotional roller-coaster right now,” Carson-Sandler, who now lives near Hilton Head, South Carolina, told The Associated Press in a telephone interview. “I feel like I’m in the middle of a dream and I’m going to wake up and it’s not going to be true. It’s just so nice to have closure and to know he’s in jail.” … [Read more...] about Ex-police officer ID’d as Golden Gate Killer, serial rapist
Melley reported from Los Angeles. Associated Press Writers Jonathan J. Cooper in Citrus Heights, Sophia Bollag and Kathleen Ronayne in Sacramento, Michael Balsamo in Los Angeles, Olga Rodriguez, Paul Elias and Juliet Williams in San Francisco and investigative researcher Randy Herschaft in New York contributed to this report. … [Read more...] about Suspect in serial killings was obsessed with lawn care
He was arrested last week and identified by prosecutors as the man responsible for at least a dozen murders and more than 50 rapes across California in the 1970s and '80s. Prosecutors said they used DNA and a genealogical website to identify DeAngelo, decades after the case had gone cold. … [Read more...] about Judge OKs taking DNA, photos of Golden State Killer suspect
Detectives have sent two of the maniac's letters to a private lab to see if they can retrieve DNA from the stamps or envelope flaps. … [Read more...] about Who is the Zodiac Killer, was it Arthur Leigh Allen and how has the Golden State Killer case helped with DNA evidence?
Only around 1 percent of serial killers have a law enforcement background, not counting security guards. Out of the 5,009 serial killers in the Radford/FGCU Serial Killer Database, the largest nongovernmental serial murderer database in the world,32 were former members of law enforcement and 25 were in law enforcement for at least part of their series of murders, according to Michael Aamodt, a professor emeritus at Radford University in Virginia. Two other serial killers were ex-military police, and 44 were security guards. … [Read more...] about It Matters That The Alleged Golden State Killer Was A Cop