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Golden State Killer Suspect Pleads
Guilty To More Than A Dozen Murders

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Posted By: NorthernDog, 6/29/2020 6:13:50 PM

Wearing an orange jumpsuit and a clear face shield to protect against the coronavirus, former police officer Joseph James DeAngelo Jr. pleaded guilty on Monday to 13 counts of first-degree murder. The string of murders in the 1970s and '80s terrorized California, and the suspect who committed them became known as the Golden State Killer. DeAngelo, 74, sat in a wheelchair as he rasped out "yes" and "I admit" to the charges, after prosecutors described the grisly circumstances of each crime. Otherwise, he hardly spoke and did not look at the victims' families. "Mr. DeAngelo is acknowledging his guilt for

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He should get the gas chamber. But today California wants be genteel with serial killers and rapists.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bona Fides 6/29/2020 6:22:35 PM (No. 461204)
NPR sucks. I am usually not negative, but NPR sucks.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Folsomguy 6/29/2020 6:27:39 PM (No. 461213)
One of my best friends who we visited often, lived 5 or 6 doors down from this piece of human debris in the mid 70’s. We lived a mile or two away but slept with windows closed and the house locked for a few years until he started hitting other areas of California. I can only hope that what he’s going through now is truly H**l. He deserves the worst.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: PlayItAgain 6/29/2020 6:37:09 PM (No. 461220)
Last paragraph, regarding the use of DNA samples to solve crimes: "The police currently [are] using these techniques to find ... [murderers] and bad people," researcher Yaniv Erlich told NPR's Rob Stein in 2018. "But are we OK with using this technique to identify people in a political demonstration who left their DNA behind? There are many scenarios that you can think about misuse." I suspect this is the only reason that NPR published this article. Yes, NPR does suck.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lawsy0 6/29/2020 7:13:23 PM (No. 461250)
Right. I can see how California is taking pains not to hurt the killer's feelings. Leave it to stupid NPR to hope the DNA trails left by the current BLM rioters doesn't cause them harm. Barf alert. I mean BARF.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rumblehog 6/29/2020 11:08:06 PM (No. 461423)
I'd prefer this animal die a very slow, agonizing death, like his victims did.
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