Amateur Sleuth Identifies Golden State Killer—and Now He's Behind Bars

Nearly two decades after he terrorized California, the Golden State Killer has finally pleaded guilty to his crimes. No matter how hard he tried, one woman refused to let this former policeman disappear into oblivion...

Ruthless Criminal

His crimes stretched across the entirety of California. During the 1970s and 1980s, he wasn't just the Golden State Killer—papers dubbed him the Visalia ransacker, the Diamond Knot Killer, the Original Night Stalker, the East Area Rapist. It wasn't until later that officials realized only one man was responsible.


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