Speed Freak Killers
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.”
A 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.
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.
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.
Gov. 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.
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.