Serial Killer

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Budding Serial Killer? Decapitated Animals Found By Railroad Tracks In Sacramento

Officials in Sacramento have found more decapitated animals, bringing the total number to more than a dozen since January.


Earl Van Best Jr. and a police sketch of the Zodiac killer. (San Francisco Police Dept.)

Author Of Secretive New Book Claims His Father Was The Zodiac Killer

The co-author of a new book to be published on Tuesday after months of being kept secret claims his father is the notorious Zodiac killer who terrorized the San Francisco Bay Area decades ago.


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Satanic ‘Craigslist’ Murderer Claims She Killed 22 In California, Alaska, Other States

The 19 year old woman charged with killing a man she and her husband met on Craigslist claims they murdered more than 20 other people, including one or more in California, as part of her involvement in a satanic cult.


Joseph Naso represents himself in court. (CBS)

Joseph Naso Sentenced To Death For ‘Double Initial’ Killings

After denying serial killer Joseph Naso’s motions for a new trial and listening to Naso’s continuing insistence he is innocent, Marin County Superior Court Judge Andrew Sweet wasted no time Friday sentencing Naso to death for the murders of three Northern California women and to a life prison sentence for the murder of a fourth.


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Sacramento Serial Killer’s Home Becomes Tourist Destination

The former home of Sacramento serial killer Dorothea Puente has become a tourist destination, with visitors touring the dining room where she drugged her victims and the yard where she buried them.


Joseph Naso (Washoe County, NV Sheriff's Office)

Serial Killer Joseph Naso Calls Prosecutors ‘Whores’ At Start Of Penalty Phase

A former photographer facing a possible death sentence for the murders of four Northern California women kicked off the penalty phase of his trial by calling attorneys whores.


Joseph Naso. (CBS)

Serial Killer Joseph Naso Linked To 6th Victim

Authorities have linked a sixth killing to a former photographer facing a possible death sentence for the murders of four Northern California women.


Joseph Naso. (CBS)

Joseph Naso Found Guilty In NorCal Serial Killings

A Marin County jury on Tuesday found Joseph Naso guilty of killing four women in the Bay Area and Yuba County between 1977 and 1994.


Joseph Naso represents himself in court. (CBS)

Marin Jury Begins Deliberating Fate Of Accused Serial Killer Naso

Marin County jurors presiding over the trial of an elderly photographer accused of being a serial killer who murdered four Northern California prostitutes began deliberating late Monday.


Joseph Naso represents himself in court. (CBS)

Accused NorCal Serial Killer Naso Begins Closing Arguments

Accused serial killer Joseph Naso said Friday morning that the prosecution’s case alleging that he killed four prostitutes in Northern California is based on illegal, circumstantial evidence, opinion, speculation and conjecture.