The FBI has begun excavation of an abandoned well in Central California in a renewed search for victims of a pair known as the “Speed Freak Killers.”
The mother of missing Hayward girl Michaela Garecht is hoping DNA testing will lead to closure in a case that has puzzled detectives for over two decades, and link the case to the infamous Speed Freak Killers.
Convicted serial killer Wesley Shermantine has claimed the remains of 14 murder victims are hidden in the Cow Mountain Recreation Area of Lake, and Mendocino Counties.
After 14 years of denying responsibility for a series of murders, convicted serial killer Wesley Shermantine is now admitting to his involvement. Shermantine sat down with Koula Gianulias of the CBS Sacramento affiliate at San Quentin State Prison in an exclusive interview from death row.
Wesley Shermantine and Loren Herzog, known as the Speed Freak Killers, went on a methamphetamine-fueled killing in the 1980s and 1990s. Some people believe they could be responsible for as many as 25 unsolved murders.
Authorities have released the identities of two Central Valley teen girls whose remains were found inside an abandoned well and linked to two men known as the “Speed Freak Killers.”
Convicted killer Wesley Shermantine has sent a third letter to the CBS station in Sacramento, just days after sending a second letter to the station from death row.
Convicted killer Wesley Shermantine has sent another letter from death row to the CBS affiliate in Sacramento, saying there is possibly a third killer.
CBS has obtained chilling video footage of Loren Herzog, one of two men dubbed the “Speed Freak Killers,” after he was arrested in 1999. The jailhouse footage shows Herzog blaming Wesley Shermantinefor the death of Cindy Vanderheiden.
A convicted California serial killer whose maps have led authorities to hundreds of human bone fragments has apparently revealed the location of a third well where he says a victim can be found.