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.
Hubbart’s home was empty Wednesday — and that’s how many neighbors want it to remain.
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.
At the request of Los Angeles County prosecutors, a Santa Clara County judge agreed Friday to consider revoking the release of a serial rapist who has been living in an unincorporated area near Palmdale since last summer.
A group of motorcycle riders held a rally outside the home of a recently-released serial rapist near Palmdale.
Christopher Hubbart served prison time for raping 40 women between 1971 and 1982.
A Northern California judge Friday ordered the “Pillowcase Rapist” to be released in the Palmdale area on or before July 7.
“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.
City leaders are continuing to fight the conditional release of a convicted serial rapist into Los Angeles County later this year.