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Tag: California

FBI Hunts Serial-Killer in 40 Year-Old Cold Case
12 Killed, 45 Rapes, 3 Nicknames for him

. Do You Recognize this Face as it Looked in the late 1970s? Listen to the Killer’s Voice on Recording (Audio Recording of Victim Statements at Bottom of Post).   Press Release: 06/15/16 Although four decades have passed since a prolific serial rapist and murderer terrorized California communities from Sacramento to Orange County, the FBI […]

Suspect Arrested in 1976 California Cold Case

SAN BERNARDINO, CBSLA.com, April 2, 2016  —   The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office has announced the arrest of a suspect in a murder that took place in 1976. Larry James Allred, now 61, has been charged with the murder of then 19-year-old Cynthia May Hernandez. The DA said that Hernandez left  her home […]

New Book: In the Company of Evil:
Thirty Years of California Crime, 1950-1980

Inside Look at Serial Killers, Assassins, Bank Robbers, and More Crime Overviews, Evidence Gathered, and Theories for Solutions California’s picturesque shores have always been a magnet for outcasts and criminals. Read about 64 of the most horrifying crimes ever committed in The Golden State, from the early 1950s into the 1980s. These accounts tell of […]

Mug Shot Monday! Serial Killer Herbert Mullin

Herbert William Mullin is a serial-killer who murdered thirteen people in California between 1972 and 1973. After he was voted most likely to succeed when he graduated from a Santa Cruz high school in 1965, Mullin begins to exhibit bizarre behavior that would have him in and out of mental hospitals several times over the […]

The Acid Doctor: The Most Horrendous Murder in American History, 1962

On the left, Hungarian born Dr. Geza de Kaplany during his trial in January 1963 One of the most painful and horrific murders in American history was committed by Hungarian born Dr. Geza de Kaplany, whose jealousy and insecurities led him to torture his young wife to death by pouring acid on her as she […]