A judge decided not to send a serial rapist back to a psychiatric hospital, outraging the Southern California community where he has lived since his release last year and where some fear he will attack again.
Santa Clara County Judge Richard Loftus made his ruling in the case of “pillowcase rapist” Christopher Hubbart.
Prosecutors are seeking to revoke the release of a serial rapist whose residence in a rural neighborhood has upset a remote Southern California desert community.
A judge on Friday approved a hearing for later this month to determine if Hubbart — currently living in a private home in Lake Los Angeles — should go back to a state mental hospital.
A group of motorcycle riders held a rally outside the home of a recently-released serial rapist near Palmdale.
A convicted rapist has moved into an unincorporated area near the city of Palmdale despite protests from local residents, authorities said Wednesday.
Christopher Hubbart served prison time for raping 40 women between 1971 and 1982.
Lake Los Angeles residents met with Sheriff’s deputies to discuss the approaching court ordered placement of a notorious serial rapist into their community.
“Keep him out of LA County. We don’t want him here,” screamed one woman.
A Santa Clara judge Friday ruled that a serial rapist will live in unincorporated Palmdale after his release from state custody.
An Antelope Valley home where convicted serial rapist Christopher Hubbart was slated to relocate upon his release is reportedly no longer an option, it was announced Friday.
Some Lake Los Angeles residents are angered over the possible release of a convicted rapist into their community.
A Santa Clara judge announced Friday that a convicted serial rapist could potentially live in Lake Los Angeles when he’s conditionally released, which could be as early as December.
City leaders are continuing to fight the conditional release of a convicted serial rapist into Los Angeles County later this year.
The California Supreme Court denied Los Angeles County’s appeal to stop the release of convicted serial rapist Christopher Hubbart, who law enforcement officials said is a significant threat to public safety.