Decades of attempts to be made seriemorderen, who terrorized California in the 70's and 80's and was known as 'The Golden State Killer', accountable for his actions, and now looks to finally get an end.
Monday, the 74-year-old former policeman Joseph DeAngelo acknowledged several murders and other crimes, he is accused of.
It writes among other things the Los Angeles Times.
DeAngelo was arrested in 2018, when a new efterforskningsmetode with the use of familial DNA suddenly gave results.
He was subsequently charged with 13 murders, 13 cases of kidnapping and more than 62 other conditions including more than 50 rapes, many cases, however, are outdated.
The spectacular case has received massive media coverage and, most recently, streaming service HBO Nordic has just had the premiere of the documentary series 'I'll Be Gone in the Dark', which follows journalist Michelle McNamaras hunt for the notorious serial killer.
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According to the Los Angeles Times goes on trial due to coronavirus in a ballroom attached to the university in Sacramento, where Joseph DeAngelo in his time were trained.
During the trial, he was wearing a visor for the face, and there were not many words out of the 74-year-old serieforbryder, which only answered yes and no on judge Michael bowman's questions.
Joseph DeAngelo was, before he was arrested, known under the names 'Golden State Killer', 'the East Area Rapist', 'the Visalia Ransacker and the Original Nightstalker'. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix
According to the media, he has not yet addressed all of the crimes he is accused of, but it is expected that he will acknowledge everything. Thus he will be able to avoid a death penalty, but probably he never comes again on free foot.
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the Crimes, as Joseph DeAngelo is charged with, took place in the period between 1973 and 1986 and his victims count up to 106 men, women and children.
He selected, as a rule his victims carefully, watched them and formed an image of their habits. And so he pitched suddenly to the middle of the night, where he penetrated into their bedroom and blinded them with the light from a flashlight.
Often he pitched against the few, where he raped the woman and let the couple believe that he was in the home for a long time after the crime.