Lonnie Franklin Jr.

'Grim Sleeper' headed to death row, but mystery remains

The death sentence of the "Grim Sleeper" serial killer last week put to rest a case that spanned more than three decades, but it left another mystery wide open.

Police are still trying to identify 33 women whose snapshots were found in Lonnie Franklin Jr.'s home after his arrest.

The images were part of a chilling discovery of nearly 1,000 photos of women or teenage girls — many nude and some who appeared to be unconscious or dead — hidden in Franklin's house. The collection included photographs of several victims, which leads police and prosecutors to believe Franklin left behind many more.

Detective Daryn Dupree said Franklin is one of the most...