The Golden State Killer

Date Published 02.25.13

Many first-time visitors to the website are here because of my story in the March issue of Los Angeles magazine, on one of the most mysterious and sadistic serial killers in modern American history --- the East Area Rapist/Original Night Stalker.  His moniker has led to some confusion over the years, so for purposes of my story we’ve renamed him the Golden State Killer, since it was communities up and down California that he terrorized from 1976-1986.

 

We’re launching a manhunt online to help authorities identify the Golden State Killer.  Key pieces of evidence are being released for the first time, including a hand-drawn map, a page of journal-like writing, and a never-heard before recording that investigators believe may be the killer’s voice.

 

The entire case file will be available online starting at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27, here.

 

Look also for a “writer’s cut” of my story, with additional written material that didn’t make it into the print version.

 

Tips on the case should be forwarded to either serialkillerclues@ocsd.org or earinfo@sacsheriff.com.

 

 

If you have any questions, or wish to discuss theories, please free to contact me at contact@truecrimediary.com.

 

 

 

 

 



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RT @monalgable: Grateful to my editors at @LA_mag for being tough and thorough when I reported on sexual assault http://t.co/v1kVNsKSGn
@emilynussbaum Great points. For record zaftig & hated "fat chicks" jokes. But hate my fave comedians' jokes sometimes, even husband's.
@emilynussbaum This is most I've ever tweeted. Can't say enough about how much I love your writing. Look forward to my NY'er every week.
@emilynussbaum Agree comedy taken seriously good. Spraying Luminol on it isn't. Feels like people forensically testing for old crimes here.
@emilynussbaum But Comedy Central has terrific slate of shows. Can't we assume they know what they're doing? Maybe he'll fail. Maybe not.