Golden State Killer Suspect Pleading Guilty to 13 Murders

Golden State Killer Suspect Pleading Guilty to 13 Murders

DeAngelo’s also expected to admit guilt to 62 other rapes and abductions during the plea hearing … The Golden State Killer’s crimes and investigation are the subject of the new HBO documentary, “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark,” which highlights the late Michelle McNamara’s mission to crack the case and find him 6/29/2020 11:31 AM PT

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The man known as the Golden State Killer will finally admit to the horrific crimes he committed in the ’70s and ’80s … including 13 first-degree murder charges he’s facing. The 74-year-old former police officer’s guilty plea comes after decades of mystery over the rapes and killings at his hands, which took place between 1973 and 1986. Shutterstock Premier

Sacramento County Deputy D.A. After more than a 40-year hunt, DeAngelo was arrested on April 24, 2018 after being ID’d by crime-scene DNA. DeAngelo’s trail of terror led to monikers like the “Visalia Ransacker,” “East Area Rapist,” “Original Night Stalker” and finally, the “Golden State Killer,” and left “communities terrified for years” … crimes for which the statute of limitations expired long ago. Amy Holliday says prosecutors agreed not to seek the death penalty and expect DeAngelo to be sentenced to life without parole. Joseph James DeAngelo Jr. is appearing in a makeshift courtroom Monday — onstage in a ballroom at Cal State Sacramento — where he will plead guilty to the 13 counts of murder and 13 counts of kidnapping for purposes of robbery. according to prosecutor Thien Ho at Monday’s hearing.