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.
A man who’s on death row for killing 10 women in the Los Angeles area has been convicted of four more murders.
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.
More than three years after police arrested a suspect in the so-called “Grim Sleeper” serial killings, no trial date is in sight.
The alleged serial killer known as the “Grim Sleeper” was in court for a pretrial hearing this week.
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.
The Los Angeles Police Department launched a Facebook page and Twitter account Thursday to help identify dozens of women photographed by the “Grim Sleeper.”
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.
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.
Six more slayings have been linked to the alleged serial killer dubbed “The Grim Sleeper,” according to the Los Angeles Times.
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.
Los Angeles County prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty against a man accused of the “Grim Sleeper” serial killings.
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.
Grand Jury transcripts in the “grim sleeper” serial killer case are revealing new information Thursday.
Police Chief Charlie Beck and detectives plan an afternoon news conference to update the case and ask for the public’s help.