Grim Sleeper

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Trial Date Set For ‘Grim Sleeper’ Suspect

Victims’ families went before a judge to request a speedy trial for Lonnie Franklin Jr., who is charged with 10 counts of murder and one count of attempted murder for serial killings that spanned two decades.


Chester Turner Convicted Of Killing 4 More Women

A man who’s on death row for killing 10 women in the Los Angeles area has been convicted of four more murders.


"Grim Sleeper" suspect Lonnie David Franklin, Jr. (credit: Al Seib-Pool/Getty Images)

Grim Sleeper’s Defense Attorney Asks To Photograph Nearly 900 Pieces Of Evidence

Court delays for the accused serial killer known as the Grim Sleeper could drag on even longer after a defense attorney asked a judge Monday for permission to photograph nearly 900 pieces of evidence, some of which date back more than 28 years.


"Grim Sleeper" suspect Lonnie David Franklin, Jr. (credit: Al Seib-Pool/Getty Images)

Victims’ Relatives Tired Of Waiting For Trial To Start Against Suspected ‘Grim Sleeper’

More than three years after police arrested a suspect in the so-called “Grim Sleeper” serial killings, no trial date is in sight.

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Hundreds of photos of women were found in the home of the suspected Grim Sleeper. (credit: CBS)

Alleged ‘Grim Sleeper’ Appears In Court For Pretrial Hearing

The alleged serial killer known as the “Grim Sleeper” was in court for a pretrial hearing this week.

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Only On KCAL9: Woman Speaks Out After LAPD Catches Alleged Serial Killer Tied To Mother’s Murder

LAPD detectives say DNA evidence has linked Samuel Little, a 72-year-old career criminal, to the murders of three Southland women in the 80’s.


"Grim Sleeper" suspect Lonnie David Franklin, Jr. (credit: Al Seib-Pool/Getty Images)

LAPD Using Social Media To Help Identify Women Photographed By ‘Grim Sleeper’

The Los Angeles Police Department launched a Facebook page and Twitter account Thursday to help identify dozens of women photographed by the “Grim Sleeper.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/18/2012

"Grim Sleeper" suspect Lonnie David Franklin, Jr. (credit: Al Seib-Pool/Getty Images)

Attorney Warns More ‘Grim Sleeper’ Murder Charges May Cost Taxpayers

An attorney for the suspect in one of the Southland’s most prolific serial murder cases made a plea on behalf of the taxpaying public in court on Monday.

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Police Say ‘Grim Sleeper’ Is Now Linked To 18 Murders

Police say they have linked six more murders and one attempted murder to Lonnie Franklin Jr. Franklin, who has been dubbed the Grim Sleeper, is now accused in 18 different killings.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/03/2011

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Suspected ‘Grim Sleeper’ Killer Allegedly Tied To Other Deaths

Six more slayings have been linked to the alleged serial killer dubbed “The Grim Sleeper,” according to the Los Angeles Times.


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LAPD Expands ‘Grim Sleeper’ Probe To 250 Cases

Police investigating the man accused of the “Grim Sleeper” serial killings of prostitutes and other women in Los Angeles are expanding their review of cold cases to see if he is connected to them.


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Prosecutors To Seek Death In ‘Grim Sleeper’ Trial

Los Angeles County prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty against a man accused of the “Grim Sleeper” serial killings.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/01/2011

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Attorney: ‘Grim Sleeper’ Trial May Not Happen For Another Year

The district attorney’s office has turned over 15,000 pages of information to Lonnie Franklin’s defense team, who said the actual trial could be over one year away.

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Grand Jury Transcripts Reveal New Evidence In ‘Grim Sleeper’ Murder Case

Grand Jury transcripts in the “grim sleeper” serial killer case are revealing new information Thursday.


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Police: Up To 8 More Victims Linked To ‘Grim Sleeper’

Police Chief Charlie Beck and detectives plan an afternoon news conference to update the case and ask for the public’s help.