FBI Searches Abandoned Well For Human Remains In 'Speed Freak Killers' CaseThe 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."
Vigil Marks 24 Years Since Hayward Girl Michaela Garecht DisappearedA vigil was held Monday front of the supermarket where Michaela Garecht was taken 24 years ago. Meanwhile, police said DNA test results on a bone fragment that possibly linked to the case will be delayed.
Speed Freak Killer’s Sister Says Police ‘Dropped The Ball’ On Her Tips The sister of Speed Freak Killer Wesley Shermantine said the digging delay to unearth victims has gone on longer than anyone knows, and she said she has the letters to prove it.
DNA Test To Prove If Remains Found In 'Speed Freak Killer' Case Are Of Michaela GarechtThe 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.
'Speed Freak Killer' Claims 14 Bodies Hidden In Lake CountyConvicted 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.
Governor Brown Signs Bill Allowing 'Speed Freak Killer' To Help Locate VictimsGov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill to allow death-row inmate Wesley Shermantine to help authorities search for the remains of his long-dead victims.
Speed Freak Killer Speaks From San Quentin's Death RowAfter 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.
Digging Resumes In Search For Speed Freak Killing VictimsWesley 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.
2 Bodies Linked To ‘Speed Freak Killers’ IdentifiedAuthorities 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.”
‘Speed Freak Killer' Writes 3rd Letter, Claims Another Burial SiteConvicted 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.
‘Speed Freak Killer’ Reveals Possible 3rd Murderer In New LetterConvicted killer Wesley Shermantine has sent another letter from death row to the CBS affiliate in Sacramento, saying there is possibly a third killer.
1999 Jailhouse Interview Details 'Speed Freak' KillingCBS 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.