A San Quentin State Prison death row inmate convicted of the 1998 rape and murder of his stepdaughter in Sacramento County died Wednesday at a nearby hospital, state prison officials said Thursday.
A 37-year-old woman was found dead in an apparent homicide at her apartment in Albany on Monday afternoon, police said.
An 84-year-old woman was found dead, her childhood home ransacked, and her killers took off with the very clue that could put police on their trail.
Authorities say that a man charged with carrying out nine contract killings in Central California has confessed that he actually killed 40 people over several decades.
Cold case detectives with the Fairfield Police Department have announced that they recently identified the suspect in a 1983 brutal sexual assault and beating murder of a woman in her Fairfield home, but that the suspect committed suicide shortly after they contacted him.
Prosecutors have charged a sixth defendant who appeared in court Friday morning in the case of a man who died after he and a woman were bound and gagged and left on a street in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley earlier this month.
Investigators say a man found dead of an apparent suicide in an Alaska jail was not only suspected of killing an Anchorage barista but may be linked to seven other possible slayings around the country.