Golden State Killer

SACRAMENTO, CA - APRIL 27: Joseph James DeAngelo, the suspected "Golden State Killer", appears in court for his arraignment on April 27, 2018 in Sacramento, California.
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Megan Goldsby
June 28, 2020 - 8:13 pm
The Golden State Killer was responsible for at least 13 murders and more than 50 rapes in a crime spree that spanned 11 counties from 1974 through mid-1986.
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Jenna Lane
December 07, 2018 - 3:57 pm
Prosecutors in Sacramento are seeking taxpayer assistance from across California to cover the cost of the upcoming trial of an accused serial killer. A new estimate from county officials predicts that it will cost $20 million for the trial of Joseph DeAngelo, 73, a former police officer who's been...
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Joseph Deangelo, the so-called Golden State Killer, at his arraignment for a 1978 murder on April 27, 2018.
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Carrie Hodousek
August 13, 2018 - 3:35 pm
Four decades after allegedly murdering his first victim, 72 year-old Joseph James DeAngelo, an accused serial killer has now been charged with the crime. The filing on Monday was the 13th murder charge against DeAngelo, a former police officer who's believed to be the notorious Golden State Killer.
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 Joseph DeAngelo
(Paul Kitagaki Jr./The Sacramento Bee via AP, Pool, File)
August 13, 2018 - 12:14 pm
VISALIA, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors added another murder charge Monday against a California serial killing suspect, boosting the number of victims to 13 in the Golden State Killer case. Former police officer Joseph DeAngelo, 72, was charged with first-degree murder in the killing of Claude Snelling...
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Joseph James DeAngelo
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June 01, 2018 - 6:00 pm
DNA from a tissue left in a trash can led authorities in April to arrest a former police officer suspected of being California's notorious, elusive Golden State Killer, according to warrants released Friday.
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In this April 27, 2018, file photo, Joseph James DeAngelo, accompanied by Sacramento County Public Defender Diane Howard, right, makes his first appearance to face charges that include homicide and rape, in Sacramento County Superior Court in Sacramento,
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May 03, 2018 - 11:34 am
A judge has ruled that prosecutors can collect DNA, fingerprints and body photos from the man of the suspected of being the Golden State Killer.
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Joseph James DeAngelo In Court
(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
May 01, 2018 - 1:50 pm
Investigators hunting for the so-called Golden State Killer — one of California's most elusive serial killers and rapists — subpoenaed a genetic website last year while investigating an Oregon man who was misidentified as a potential suspect.
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FBI shows artist renderings of a serial killer and rapist, also known as the "East Area Rapist" and "Golden State Killer" from 1976 to 1986.
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April 27, 2018 - 2:22 pm
The genealogy website used to find the man accused of being California's Golden State Killer had no idea its database was tapped in pursuit of a suspect who eluded law enforcement for four decades...
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Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, who authorities suspect is the so-called Golden State Killer responsible for at least a dozen murders and 50 rapes in the 1970s and 80s, makes his first appearance, Friday, April 27, 2018, in Sacramento County Superior Court in
(Photo credit: AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
April 27, 2018 - 2:04 pm
DeAngelo is appearing in Sacramento County Court Friday to be arraigned on two counts of murder...
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Joseph James DeAngelo / Golden State Killer Press Conference
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Megan Goldsby
April 27, 2018 - 6:33 am
Online genealogy websites led authorities to the man known as the Golden State Killer. Even though, as KCBS Radio's Megan Goldsby reports, he never uploaded his own genetic information.
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