One of the most prolific killers in Los Angeles history was given additional death sentences Friday for four killings linked to him through DNA testing while he was on death row.
A man who’s on death row for killing 10 women in the Los Angeles area has been convicted of four more murders.
He admits knowing that murdering people was wrong. But Ocampo adds, “It had to be done.”
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.
The serial killer, known as the Original Night Stalker or Golden State Killer, terrorized communities from Orange to Sacramento counties.
More than three years after police arrested a suspect in the so-called “Grim Sleeper” serial killings, no trial date is in sight.
California authorities are combing through DNA left behind by dead killers, rapists and other criminals in an effort to solve cases that went cold years ago.
The alleged serial killer known as the “Grim Sleeper” was in court for a pretrial hearing this week.
A serial killer already sentenced to death in California admitted Friday to murdering two other young women in New York City in the 1970s.
A man already convicted and on California’s death row for the decades-old murders of four women and a 12-year-old girl now faces charges in the slayings of two Manhattan women in the 1970s.
UCLA professor Vwami Roychowdhury and researcher Michal Simkin suggest that serial killers follow a strict and predictable pattern of attacks.
Iraq war veteran Itzcotal “Izzy” Ocampo, 23, is expected to be arraigned on six murder charges Tuesday. Authorities say Ocampo killed four homeless men in Orange County between December and January.
Lonnie Franklin, Jr., also known as “The Grim Sleeper,” hasn’t spoken to any media outlet since his arrest, but he speaks to one woman every week.
Two unsolved murders of women from Lincoln Heights has fueled a firestorm of fears through the community, sparking talk among resident of a potential serial killer.
New and disturbing details are emerging about Itzcoatl Ocampo, the 23-year-old man accused of murdering four homeless men in Orange County.