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Former police officer claims to have solved mystery of the Zodiac killer
Telegraph UK ^

Posted on 05/16/2012 1:25:18 PM PDT by Perdogg

For more than 40 years the identity of the Zodiac killer has eluded police. Blamed for at least five murders in San Francisco between 1968 and 1969, he taunted detectives and their inability to catch him by sending letters and clues to the local newspaper.

Now a former police officer says he has finally solved the mystery. In a new book Lyndon Lafferty says the killer is a 91-year-old alcoholic man living in northern California. The only catch: Mr Lafferty refuses to name his suspect.

Mr Lafferty claims the killer is now a 91-year-old man living in Solano County but does not identify the alleged killer by name.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; History; Weather
KEYWORDS: california; lyndonlafferty; sanfrancisco; solanocounty; zodiac; zodiackiller
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1 posted on 05/16/2012 1:25:20 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Perdogg

LOL! What a scam. I guess it’s a ‘book about nothing’— kind of like a Seinfeld episode.


2 posted on 05/16/2012 1:30:32 PM PDT by San Jacinto
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To: Perdogg
Mr Lafferty claims the killer is now a 91-year-old man living in Solano County ....

I wonder how many 91 year old alcoholics live in Solano County?

3 posted on 05/16/2012 1:31:17 PM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: Perdogg
The only catch: Mr Lafferty refuses to name his suspect.

I know where Amelia Earhart is......but you'll never get it outta me!

4 posted on 05/16/2012 1:32:18 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Perdogg
How many more inflatable boats have to die before this guy is captured?
5 posted on 05/16/2012 1:33:53 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Perdogg
The 'Zodiac Killer' case is still open in San Francisco (reopened in 2005), Solano, Napa, and Riverside counties as well as the city of Vallejo and with the CA-DOJ.

If this was real, there would be genuine interest from several law enforcement agencies.

6 posted on 05/16/2012 1:34:56 PM PDT by The KG9 Kid (Semper Fi)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

It is suspected the victims gave the killer a ride.

7 posted on 05/16/2012 1:38:16 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Puppage

“I know where Amelia Earhart is......but you’ll never get it outta me! “

Hey, I’ll tell you where to find Jimmy Hoffa if you’ll clue me in on Amelia. Maybe we could write a book together.


8 posted on 05/16/2012 1:39:12 PM PDT by USMCPOP (Father of LCpl. Karl Linn, KIA 1/26/2005 Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq)
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To: USMCPOP

I like the cut of your jib!


9 posted on 05/16/2012 1:41:32 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Puppage

Amelia Earhart?

Heck I know where Elvis is living with Jimmy Hendrix and Janet Joplin.


10 posted on 05/16/2012 1:43:29 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Perdogg

I vividly recall the Zodiac Killer. My sister and myself were just kids then (and living far, far from San Francisco) but his threat to kill a school bus full of kids had us scared so badly that my mother had to fabricate a story about him being killed by the police to get us to calm down.


11 posted on 05/16/2012 1:45:19 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: driftdiver

Ha! I’ve got the personal email address and cell phone numbers of The Easter Bunny AND Santa Claus

Top that...


12 posted on 05/16/2012 1:50:14 PM PDT by Mr. K (If Romney wins the primary, I am writing-in PALIN)
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To: Perdogg
From the article:

The author claims that he and other law enforcement officers, ... investigated the suspect in the early 1970s but were frustrated by "power brokers" in Solano County who stymied their efforts and, he alleges, protected the killer.

?

13 posted on 05/16/2012 1:57:26 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: Perdogg

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0443706/

I loved the modern movie. As long as you don’t expect an action movie, it’s really good.

But just like this story, you still feel a little empty inside that they never found the actual killer. Even though they hinted that they did.


14 posted on 05/16/2012 2:15:39 PM PDT by skinndogNN
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To: Mr. K
Ha! I’ve got the personal email address and cell phone numbers of The Easter Bunny AND Santa Claus

Top that...

I'm sleeping with the tooth fairy.

15 posted on 05/16/2012 2:44:03 PM PDT by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded)
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To: MileHi

Only 636 males 90+ according to Census 2010.


16 posted on 05/16/2012 2:57:03 PM PDT by scrabblehack
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To: Perdogg

I think they had the guy in custody once but didn’t connect the dots. And I believe that guy died.


17 posted on 05/16/2012 3:14:06 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Democrats are dangerous and evil. Republicans are just useless and useful idiots.)
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To: Mr. K

I have 0bama’s original birth certificate, signed by the doctor, his college transcripts, and his Selective Service registration card.

I win. :)


18 posted on 05/16/2012 3:21:33 PM PDT by gop4lyf (Socialism is the political dream of the unachiever, the excuse maker, and the lazy.)
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To: Perdogg

> In a new book

BS warning sign #1

> refuses to name his suspect.

BS warning sign #2

Sounds like one of the many cold fusion, solar cell, cancer, diabetes breakthrough announcements.


19 posted on 05/16/2012 3:30:04 PM PDT by BinaryBoy (Anyone But Romney)
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To: scrabblehack

Wow! That is a lot of old duffers.


20 posted on 05/16/2012 3:41:00 PM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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