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PostSubject: VisaliaRansacker OriginalNightStalker EastAreaRapist GoldenStateKiller   Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:11 pm


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PostSubject: Re: VisaliaRansacker OriginalNightStalker EastAreaRapist GoldenStateKiller   Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:58 pm

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When the investigators first questioned one early victim of the Golden State Killer in Davis, California, they weren't sure the woman had correctly heard what the assailant had sobbed as he raped her in the late 1970s.

"The original investigator asked her, 'Are you sure he isn't saying Mommy?'" Paul Holes, a retired Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office investigator closely linked to the investigation, told NBC News.

Bu the victim was adamant — the man who sexually assaulted her kept saying "I hate you, Bonnie," over and over again.

Officials now say that the man believed to be the Golden State Killer, Joseph James DeAngelo, might have been motivated in part by lost love to commit a lengthy string of rapes and murders through the 1970s and 1980s.

"We always thought that our offender had a Bonnie that was significant in his life, either a mother, a wife, an ex-wife, a girlfriend," Holes said. "We don't know, but that was something that we would look for when we were evaluating potential suspects."

DeAngelo, a 72-year-old former police officer, was arrested last week in Sacramento after DNA evidence helped police connect him to the decades old murders and rapes.

Holes said when investigators began looking into DeAngelo's background, they found a newspaper article from the 1960s about his engagement to a woman named Bonnie Colwell. The engagement never produced a marriage, however.

"So we assumed that there had been some breakup in their relationship and that possibly caused him some angst," Holes said.

NBC News was not able to contact Colwell, but NBC Sacramento affiliate KCRA spoke with her daughter, who said her mother plans to speak with the Sacramento County District Attorney.

DeAngelo eventually married another woman, Sharon Huddle, in 1973, according to the Ventura County Star. The couple has been estranged since the mid-1990s, according to the newspaper.

Holes said he doesn't believe DeAngelo is mentally ill, but instead classified him as "an anger retaliatory offender."




Seems like more then just some angst. Evil or Very Mad Suspect

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PostSubject: Re: VisaliaRansacker OriginalNightStalker EastAreaRapist GoldenStateKiller   Tue May 01, 2018 12:15 am

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Seems like more then just some angst. Evil or Very Mad Suspect

Pretty much. You don't kill a dozen people and rape dozens more just over some angst.

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PostSubject: Re: VisaliaRansacker OriginalNightStalker EastAreaRapist GoldenStateKiller   Tue May 01, 2018 11:12 am

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Seems like more then just some angst. Evil or Very Mad Suspect

Pretty much. You don't kill a dozen people and rape dozens more just over some angst.


That's exactly what I was thinking when I read that. Clearly this person didn't realize how much of a HUGE understatement they had made. No

I am very interested in what this Bonnie Colwell has to say about the relationship she had with him, and why it ended.

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PostSubject: Re: VisaliaRansacker OriginalNightStalker EastAreaRapist GoldenStateKiller   Tue May 01, 2018 12:24 pm

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I am very interested in what this Bonnie Colwell has to say about the relationship she had with him, and why it ended.

I wouldn't be surprised if he was abusive to her. If he was violent towards strangers then there's a good chance he would be violent with his partners.

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PostSubject: Re: VisaliaRansacker OriginalNightStalker EastAreaRapist GoldenStateKiller   Tue May 01, 2018 1:33 pm

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I am very interested in what this Bonnie Colwell has to say about the relationship she had with him, and why it ended.

I wouldn't be surprised if he was abusive to her. If he was violent towards strangers then there's a good chance he would be violent with his partners.


Agreed. You can only imagine what must be going through her head after finding out he had done all these awful things, even worse if he was saying her name over and over as he raped or murdered all those people. Shocked No

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PostSubject: Re: VisaliaRansacker OriginalNightStalker EastAreaRapist GoldenStateKiller   Thu May 03, 2018 4:51 pm

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A judge ruled Thursday that prosecutors can collect DNA, fingerprints and body photographs of the former policeman accused of being California's Golden State Killer.

Attorneys for Joseph DeAngelo, 72, had asked the court to halt the search, arguing the warrant it relied on should no longer be valid because it was granted before his arrest.

But Superior Court Judge Michael Sweet sided with the district attorney and said that courts have repeatedly allowed the collection of such evidence because it's not a form of testimony and would not harm DeAngelo's right against self-incrimination.

"There's no basis to stop the execution of the search warrant," he said.

DeAngelo, appearing in court in an orange jumpsuit and handcuffed to a wheelchair, said nothing. He has not entered a plea.

He was arrested last week and identified by prosecutors as the man responsible for at least a dozen murders and more than 50 rapes across California in the 1970s and '80s. Prosecutors said they used DNA and a genealogical website to identify DeAngelo, decades after the case had gone cold.

It was unclear when prosecutors will collect the new evidence. They had planned to do so on Wednesday but the defense attempt to prevent them halted that.

Diane Howard, DeAngelo's public defender, declined comment as she left court. Deputy Sacramento County District Attorney Thienvu Ho declined to answer questions about why prosecutors needed the DNA, fingerprints and photographs of DeAngelo's entire body.

The search and arrest warrants for DeAngelo that contain legal arguments and case details justifying why investigators want to gather the evidence are shielded from public view.

The Associated Press and other news organizations have filed a motion to unseal them, which could provide additional details about the DNA techniques prosecutors used to identify him. A hearing is scheduled for May 14.





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PostSubject: Re: VisaliaRansacker OriginalNightStalker EastAreaRapist GoldenStateKiller   Fri May 04, 2018 10:45 pm

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A judge has ordered the accused Golden State Killer to pose naked for photos.

Prosecutors say they want photos of 72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo's private parts because his alleged victims described their attacker as having a "physical abnormality."

Inside Edition spoke with retired Det. Paul Holes, who spent 20 years hunting the serial killer responsible for 12 murders and up to 50 rapes.

“The victims were consistently telling the original investigators that the offender was under-endowed," Holes told Inside Edition.

He said the man’s anatomy is a clue in the case.

“As victims were consistently reporting that, it is something that was added to victim questionnaires,” he said. “The thought is by taking nude photos of DeAngelo they may be able to corroborate these statements made 30 or 40 years ago.”

It's believed the physical abnormality may have fueled the alleged killer's anger toward women.

DeAngelo remains behind bars without bail.

He has not entered a plea.






Well if he was that "under-endowed" back in the day, then he likely has nothing left to show. What little he did have has probably shriveled away to nothing after all these years. Suspect

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PostSubject: Re: VisaliaRansacker OriginalNightStalker EastAreaRapist GoldenStateKiller   Fri May 04, 2018 11:15 pm

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“The victims were consistently telling the original investigators that the offender was under-endowed," Holes told Inside Edition.

Wait, so that wasn't just a claim the police made to get under his skin? Fucking kek.  lol!

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PostSubject: Re: VisaliaRansacker OriginalNightStalker EastAreaRapist GoldenStateKiller   Sat May 05, 2018 12:21 am

wow, how bizarre.
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PostSubject: Re: VisaliaRansacker OriginalNightStalker EastAreaRapist GoldenStateKiller   Sat May 05, 2018 7:05 am

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“The victims were consistently telling the original investigators that the offender was under-endowed," Holes told Inside Edition.

Wait, so that wasn't just a claim the police made to get under his skin? Fucking kek.  lol!


[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]    Apparently not. So to be very short and to the point, he had a teeny weeny and couldn't cope with it.   Cuckoo

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PostSubject: Re: VisaliaRansacker OriginalNightStalker EastAreaRapist GoldenStateKiller   Sat May 05, 2018 7:07 am

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wow, how bizarre.


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PostSubject: Re: VisaliaRansacker OriginalNightStalker EastAreaRapist GoldenStateKiller   Sat May 05, 2018 11:53 am

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One of the youngest victims of the Golden State Killer had a "total obsession" with the serial rapist, and believes that may have saved her life.

Margaret Wardlow tells ABC's "20/20" in an interview that aired Friday night that she read all she could about his crimes before he showed up in her bedroom at her Sacramento home early on Nov. 10, 1977. She was 13 years old.

"I don't think I was the only person that was curious as to what was making this guy tick," she told ABC News. "And it was very clear that during the attacks he was using this fear that he was controlling people with, you know, by making them very much afraid of what he was saying to them and what he was doing to them."

Wardlow said she initially believed it was a neighbor's stupid joke when the Golden State Killer, believed to be Joseph DeAngelo, showed up in her room at 2 a.m. wearing a mask and gloves.

However, the intruder told her in a "harsh whisper" that "this isn't a joke," according to ABC News.

"And I knew at that moment, this is not my neighbor, Bill," she told the news magazine. "This is the 'East Area Rapist' most likely. And he's in my home."

Both Margaret and her mother, who was in a different room, were tied up and blindfolded. Already familiar with the East Area Rapist, as he was called then, she felt like she "had the advantage."

"A little voice inside of me said, you know, 'You get out of a lot of stuff, Margaret. But you're not gonna get out of this one. And just you need to understand that this is what's gonna happen to you. You're gonna get raped. But you're gonna be OK. And he's not gonna hurt me,'" she told ABC News.

She adds: "How many rape victims in this sort of situation with an unknown attacker have a dossier written about their attacker?"

Margaret said she survived the attack because she refused to show "fear."

"He wasn't getting what he wanted," she told ABC News. "He wanted fear. He wanted to see fear in me."

The 72-year-old DeAngelo, believed to have killed 12 people and raped at least 50 women, was arrested last month, more than 40 years after the attack on Wardlow.

"I was elated," Wardlow told ABC News. "I could not believe it. It was ... the most beautiful, beautiful phone call I've ever had. I mean, I was just so excited."






That's crazy AF! The fact this girl had basically studied his attacks, then ended up actually being attacked by him. Shocked

Glad she will finally be able to get some sort of closer knowing he was caught.

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PostSubject: Re: VisaliaRansacker OriginalNightStalker EastAreaRapist GoldenStateKiller   Sat May 05, 2018 4:19 pm

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One of the youngest victims of the Golden State Killer had a "total obsession" with the serial rapist, and believes that may have saved her life.

Margaret Wardlow tells ABC's "20/20" in an interview that aired Friday night that she read all she could about his crimes before he showed up in her bedroom at her Sacramento home early on Nov. 10, 1977. She was 13 years old.

"I don't think I was the only person that was curious as to what was making this guy tick," she told ABC News. "And it was very clear that during the attacks he was using this fear that he was controlling people with, you know, by making them very much afraid of what he was saying to them and what he was doing to them."

Wardlow said she initially believed it was a neighbor's stupid joke when the Golden State Killer, believed to be Joseph DeAngelo, showed up in her room at 2 a.m. wearing a mask and gloves.

However, the intruder told her in a "harsh whisper" that "this isn't a joke," according to ABC News.

"And I knew at that moment, this is not my neighbor, Bill," she told the news magazine. "This is the 'East Area Rapist' most likely. And he's in my home."

Both Margaret and her mother, who was in a different room, were tied up and blindfolded. Already familiar with the East Area Rapist, as he was called then, she felt like she "had the advantage."

"A little voice inside of me said, you know, 'You get out of a lot of stuff, Margaret. But you're not gonna get out of this one. And just you need to understand that this is what's gonna happen to you. You're gonna get raped. But you're gonna be OK. And he's not gonna hurt me,'" she told ABC News.

She adds: "How many rape victims in this sort of situation with an unknown attacker have a dossier written about their attacker?"

Margaret said she survived the attack because she refused to show "fear."

"He wasn't getting what he wanted," she told ABC News. "He wanted fear. He wanted to see fear in me."

The 72-year-old DeAngelo, believed to have killed 12 people and raped at least 50 women, was arrested last month, more than 40 years after the attack on Wardlow.

"I was elated," Wardlow told ABC News. "I could not believe it. It was ... the most beautiful, beautiful phone call I've ever had. I mean, I was just so excited."

That's crazy AF! The fact this girl had basically studied his attacks, then ended up actually being attacked by him. Shocked

Glad she will finally be able to get some sort of closer knowing he was caught.

Admirable the way she acted and thought during the encounter, considering her age. But yeah agreed that's insane Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: VisaliaRansacker OriginalNightStalker EastAreaRapist GoldenStateKiller   Sun May 06, 2018 2:10 am

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Margaret said she survived the attack because she refused to show "fear."

"He wasn't getting what he wanted," she told ABC News. "He wanted fear. He wanted to see fear in me."

I'm shocked that this didn't cause him to kill her right then and there.

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PostSubject: Re: VisaliaRansacker OriginalNightStalker EastAreaRapist GoldenStateKiller   Sun May 06, 2018 9:58 am

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Margaret said she survived the attack because she refused to show "fear."

"He wasn't getting what he wanted," she told ABC News. "He wanted fear. He wanted to see fear in me."

I'm shocked that this didn't cause him to kill her right then and there.


Agreed. She was very lucky that he didn't.
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PostSubject: Re: VisaliaRansacker OriginalNightStalker EastAreaRapist GoldenStateKiller   Fri May 11, 2018 12:30 pm

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Defense attorneys for the man suspected of being the 'Golden State Killer' argued Wednesday that prosecutors' search and arrest warrants should not be released publicly.

The Associated Press and other news outlets have filed a motion to unseal the information related to the April arrest of Joseph DeAngelo, a 72-year-old former police officer. He is suspected of committing at least a dozen murders and more than 50 rapes across California in the 1970s and '80s.

DeAngelo's public defender, Diane Howard, argued that making the documents public would result in media coverage that could taint witnesses and jurors, leading to an unfair trial. Prosecutors first moved to seal the warrants, arguing their release could hinder the ongoing investigation.

Howard's motion provides fresh, if limited, details about what type of information prosecutors put forth to obtain the arrest warrants. They include details on rapes DeAngelo allegedly committed, which can't be tried because they are past the statute of limitations, she wrote.

Also included is a statement attributed to an unidentified homicide victim, witness statements from decades ago, theories on DeAngelo's alleged methods and evidence items, according to the motion.

"Publicizing this information will affect the reliability of witness testimony and the fairness of the trial," Howard wrote.

The affidavits do not include extensive information about the use of genealogical websites used to link DeAngelo to the case through DNA, she wrote.

Attorneys for the news outlets argued unsealing the warrants could provide additional details about the techniques used to identify him. Their motion also cites the longstanding right to access court records and the immense interest in the case.

A hearing on the news outlets' case is scheduled for Monday.





I don't think anything should be sealed.  Evil or Very Mad

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PostSubject: Re: VisaliaRansacker OriginalNightStalker EastAreaRapist GoldenStateKiller   Wed May 16, 2018 8:06 pm

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PostSubject: Re: VisaliaRansacker OriginalNightStalker EastAreaRapist GoldenStateKiller   Sat Jun 02, 2018 7:27 pm

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Joseph James DeAngelo, the man suspected of being the Golden State Killer, was shopping at a Hobby Lobby near his California home when police swabbed his car door handle for DNA that linked him to a decade-long crime spree in the 1970s and ’80s.

Police followed their suspect to the craft store on April 18 and waited until he parked before collecting their sample from the driver’s side door, according to a partially redacted arrest warrant unsealed Friday by a Sacramento County judge.

Two days later, a Sacramento County crime lab returned a match. DeAngelo’s DNA coincided with DNA left at Golden State Killer crime scenes.

Genetic material on a piece of tissue taken the following day from a trash can left outside his suburban home in Citrus Heights, California, also returned a match.

According to the arrest warrant, DeAngelo is “47.5 septillion times” more likely to be the Golden State Killer than any other, unrelated person.

DeAngelo was arrested April 24.

He has yet to enter a plea, although he has appeared in court twice. DeAngelo has been charged with 12 killings.

His identification was a crucial turning point in the cold case. The Golden State Killer, also known as the East Area Rapist and the Original Night Stalker, is believed to be responsible for more than 50 rapes and a dozen murders all over California.

According to the warrant, police believe DeAngelo is also the Visalia Ransacker, a man who burglarized around 120 homes in the Visalia, California, area in the mid-1970s, generally taking only personal trinkets of little value.

If police are correct, it would mean DeAngelo’s alleged crimes escalated in severity over the course of about a decade. The Golden State Killer’s last known victim was murdered in 1986.

In addition to DNA evidence, DeAngelo fits the killer’s profile: After serving in the Navy, he worked as a police officer in Exeter and Auburn, California, in the 1970s, near many of his alleged crimes. (He was fired from the Exeter department in 1979 for attempting to shoplift dog repellant and a hammer.) DeAngelo was also once engaged to a woman named Bonnie; one rape victim heard the Golden State Killer repeatedly saying, “I hate you, Bonnie!” during her assault.

The Golden State Killer was known for carefully plotting his attacks. He prowled mostly single-story homes and neighborhoods ahead of time to observe residents’ schedules. Sometimes, in preparation for his later return, he unlocked doors or windows, emptied guns and rearranged furniture for a quick exit.

Interest in the case was renewed shortly before DeAngelo’s arrest due to the release of a book on the crimes by the late writer Michelle McNamara.  




Yeah no shit his crimes escalated in severity. Evil or Very Mad   Her book is on my read list for this Summer.

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PostSubject: Re: VisaliaRansacker OriginalNightStalker EastAreaRapist GoldenStateKiller   Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:15 am

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Golden State Killer suspect Joseph DeAngelo has been cleared of any link to the 1978 murders of a mom and her young son — leaving the man wrongfully convicted of the brutal slayings disheartened but not surprised.

“It’s disappointing, but I expected this. I was just hopeful something would happen sooner rather than later,” Craig Coley, the innocent man who spent decades behind bars in the case, told the Daily News.

“It’s hard, especially for the family. It’s hard to have all this uncertainty,” he said in a phone interview Thursday.

It was this week that police in southern California confirmed DeAngelo’s DNA did not match evidence in the cold case murders of Rhonda Wicht, 24, and her 4-year-old son Donald, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Coley spent almost 40 years in prison for the Simi Valley murders before he was fully exonerated last year.

The Vietnam veteran dated Wicht shortly before her death and was tossed in the notorious Folsom State Prison to rot after two trials, despite the fact he staunchly maintained his innocence, had an alibi and was the son of a retired police officer.

When new DNA testing proved he wasn’t the killer, Ventura County prosecutors sought his release.

California Gov. Jerry Brown eventually cleared him of all charges, and he was released last November.

After DeAngelo’s arrest in April, Deputy Chief Joseph May of the Simi Valley Police told CBS affiliate KCAL that investigators submitted DNA from the 1978 killings to see if it synced up with DeAngelo.

Wicht reportedly had been raped and strangled with a rope. Sex assault and the use of rope were hallmarks in cases linked to the Golden State Killer.

“It’s within the realm of possibility that he could be a suspect in our case,” May previously told the channel.

Coley, now 71, said Thursday he believes Wicht knew her killer personally.

“I have no doubt that this case is going to be solved, it’s just matter of when,” he said. “The new investigators are doing things thoroughly and completely. They have more technology now.”

He said the extra attention brought to the case by the failed Golden State Killer testing could ultimately prove helpful if it leads someone with information to step forward.

“It keeps things alive and keeps people aware that there’s still a vicious murderer out there,” he told The News. “I pray to God Rhonda and Donald were his only victims. I pray that there weren’t more victims due of the way they mishandled my case.”

DeAngelo, meanwhile, remains in custody in Sacramento on charges he murdered 12 people in four counties.

Authorities believe the 72-year-old former cop also raped some 50 victims throughout the Golden State during a reign of terror spanning at least 1974 to 1986.

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