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  • Age Regressed Golden State Killer (Vanity)

    05/20/2018 5:42:38 PM PDT · by SpaceBar · 10 replies
    imgur | 5/20/2018 | self
    Joseph James DeAngelo Jr., recently arrested at his Citrus Heights California home, is the suspected Original Night Stalker, East Area Rapist, Visalia Ransacker, and Golden State Killer. His mugshot is all over the internet. I thought it would be interesting to retouch his mug to make him look a decade or more younger. Perhaps someone may recognize him from the 'younger' image that doesn't look like a broken old man who just crapped his shorts, but more like the diabolical predator he really is. Images can be viewed here. and here.
  • A Double Murder From 1987 Was Just Solved Thanks To The Genealogy Website Used For...

    05/18/2018 1:25:02 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 124 replies ^ | Posted on May 18, 2018, at 2:29 p.m. | Peter Aldhous
    Full Title: A Double Murder From 1987 Was Just Solved Thanks To The Genealogy Website Used For The Golden State Killer Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg Snohomish County Sheriff _______________________________________________________________________________ Forensic genealogy has cracked a second major case, less than a month after the arrest of Joseph James DeAngelo, alleged to be the Golden State Killer. At 11 a.m. PDT in Washington state, the Snohomish County Sheriff announced the arrest of a 55-year-old man from the Seattle area for the 1987 double murder of a young Canadian couple, Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg. He is William Earl Talbott...
  • Relative's DNA from genealogy websites cracked East Area Rapist case, DA's office says

    04/26/2018 8:02:06 PM PDT · by SpaceBar · 69 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | April 26, 2018 | By Sam Stanton And Ryan Lillis
    Sacramento investigators tracked down East Area Rapist suspect Joseph James DeAngelo using genealogical websites that contained genetic information from a relative, the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office confirmed Thursday. The effort was part of a painstaking process that began by using DNA from one of the crime scenes from years ago and comparing it to genetic profiles available online through various websites that cater to individuals wanting to know more about their family backgrounds by accepting DNA samples, said Chief Deputy District Attorney Steve Grippi. more at link...
  • 'I just can't believe it.' Sister says East Area Rapist suspect never displayed 'madness'

    04/26/2018 9:05:44 PM PDT · by SpaceBar · 44 replies
    Modesto Bee ^ | April 26, 2018 | By Ryan Lillis
    The sister of accused East Area Rapist Joseph DeAngelo told The Sacramento Bee on Thursday that her brother never displayed "any kind of madness" as a young man or adult and that her family is haunted by the thoughts of her brother's alleged victims. Rebecca Thompson, DeAngelo's older sister, said in a phone interview that she was "pretty much in shock." "As stunned as I am - because I've never seen him display any kind of madness or anything like that - I just can't believe it," Thompson said. "I've never seen anything to allow myself to think he could...
  • ‘Golden State Killer’ suspect, a former police officer, arrested after DNA match, officials say

    04/25/2018 4:34:50 PM PDT · by Morgana · 22 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 25, 2018 | Mark Berman, Avi Selk and Justin Jouvenal
    More than 40 years after the so-called “Golden State Killer” began terrorizing California, raping dozens of women and killing at least 12, authorities announced Wednesday that they had arrested 72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo, charging him with capital murder. DeAngelo’s arrest offered a shocking, abrupt development in what had long been one of the most notorious unsolved string of crimes in U.S. history. The gruesome attacks unfolded across California for more than a decade during the 1970s and 1980s, shattering families and frightening communities. Then the crimes stopped, remaining a mystery for a generation, with little sign the case would ever...
  • Former California cop arrested as Golden State Killer

    04/25/2018 4:22:23 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 31 replies
    NY Post ^ | April 25, 2018 | 5:20pm | Natalie O'Neill
    A former California cop was arrested and outed Wednesday as the infamous Golden State Killer — the fiend who murdered at least 12 people and raped dozens of women in the 1970s and ’80s and whose crimes were chronicled in the recent best-selling true-crime book “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark,” authorities said. Officials said they nailed ex-Auburn and former Exeter police Officer Joseph James DeAngelo Jr., now 72, by putting him under surveillance a few days ago and getting “discarded DNA” from him — which they then linked to the horrific crime spree. “James DeAngelo has been called a...
  • Golden State Killer suspect arrested in California, reports say

    04/25/2018 10:56:12 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 65 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 25, 2018 | Ryan Gaydos
    The suspect believed to be the notorious Golden State Killer -- who was wanted in a dozen murders and nearly 50 rapes from the late 1970s to the mid-1980s -- was reportedly arrested in California on Wednesday. Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, was arrested at his Citrus Heights home, located 16 miles northeast of Sacramento, on two counts of murder, a law enforcement source told FOX40. He is reportedly on suicide watch and being held at the Sacramento County jail. Shelly Orio, a spokeswoman for the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office, told The New York Times that a “major development had...
  • $50,000 Reward in California Serial Killer Cold Case

    06/15/2016 4:58:14 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 6/15 | Don Thompson
    Authorities announced a $50,000 reward Wednesday as they renewed their search for an elusive serial killer they say committed at least 12 homicides, 45 rapes and dozens of burglaries across California in the 1970s and 1980s. The case has grown cold for the killer known by at least four nicknames over the decades. He was dubbed the East Area Rapist after his start in Northern California. The Original Night Stalker after a series of Southern California slayings. The Diamond Knot Killer for using the elaborate knot to bind two of his victims. And most recently the Golden State Killer.
  • In the Footsteps of a Killer

    02/28/2013 7:37:07 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 6 replies
    LA Mag ^ | 02/27/2013 | by Michelle McNamara
    Fifty rapes. Ten murders. Two identities. One man. From 1976 to 1986, one of the most violent serial criminals in American history terrorized communities throughout California. He was little known, never caught, and might still be out there. Now a determined investigator, a retired detective, and a group of online obsessives are on the hunt to track him down [ 1 ] MISSING LINKS ON A SLEEPLESS NIGHT LAST JULY—one of dozens I’ve powered through during the months I’ve spent tracking him down—I Googled a description of a pair of cuff links he stole in the midst of a home...