LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A convicted serial rapist has moved into an unincorporated area near Palmdale, authorities said Wednesday.
Christopher Evans Hubbart, known as the “Pillowcase Rapist” who admitted raping 40 women between 1971 and 1982, was released from Coalinga State Hospital despite impassioned pleas from residents and elected officials.READ MORE: Report: 2 LA County Firefighters May Be Fired For Sharing Kobe Bryant Crash Photos
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey and Supervisor Mike Antonovich were among those balking at Hubbart’s release to a home at 20315 East Avenue R.READ MORE: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award Will Recognize Current NBA Player, Donate $100K To His Organization Of Choice
Lacey said then that “many safety precautions” will be in place, including a requirement that Hubbart wear a GPS ankle monitor 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
People who live near Hubbart’s new home have protested the move for months, saying they don’t believe Hubbart is capable of rehabilitation.MORE NEWS: EXCLUSIVE: A Look Inside The Secret Headquarters Of One Of LA’s Hottest Sneaker Dealers
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