Unidentified serial killers: Jack the Ripper, Zodiac Killer, Texarkana Moonlight Murders, Connecticut River Valley Killer

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Jack the Ripper, Zodiac Killer, Connecticut River Valley Killer, Original Night Stalker, Cleveland Torso Murderer, Oakland County Child Killer, Axeman of New Orleans, Jack the Stripper, Claremont Serial Murders, Freeway Phantom, Phantom Killer, Bible John, Grim Sleeper, Goleta Murders 1979, 1981, Stoneman, Colonial Parkway ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Jack the Ripper, Zodiac Killer, Connecticut River Valley Killer, Original Night Stalker, Cleveland Torso Murderer, Oakland County Child Killer, Axeman of New Orleans, Jack the Stripper, Claremont Serial Murders, Freeway Phantom, Phantom Killer, Bible John, Grim Sleeper, Goleta Murders 1979, 1981, Stoneman, Colonial Parkway Killer, New Bedford Highway Killer, Alphabet Murders, Servant Girl Annihilator, Daytona Beach Killer, Milwaukee North Side Strangler, Lisbon Ripper, Frankford Slasher, the Doodler, Beer Man, Hwaseong Serial Murders. Excerpt: The Alphabet Killer The so-called " Alphabet murders " (also known as the "double initial murders") took place in the early 1970s in the Rochester , New York area; three young girls were raped and strangled. The case got its name from the fact that each of the three girls' first and last names started with the same letters (Carmen Colon, Wanda Walkowicz, and Michelle Maenza) and that the bodies were found in towns that started with the same letter as the girls' names (Colon in Churchville , Walkowicz in Webster and Maenza in Macedon ). While hundreds of people were questioned, the killer was never caught. One man, considered to be a "person of interest" in the case (he committed suicide six weeks after the last of the murders) was cleared in 2007 by DNA testing. In the case of Carmen Colon, her uncle was also considered a suspect until his suicide in 1991. Another suspect was Kenneth Bianchi , a Rochester native who later moved to Los Angeles, and with his cousin Angelo Buono committed the Hillside Strangler murders between 1977 and 1978. Bianchi was never charged with the Alphabet murders, and he has repeatedly tried to have investigators officially clear him from suspicion. In 2001, the Discovery Channel aired a program revisiting the m...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781155295602
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/2/2010
  • Pages: 52
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.11 (d)

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