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Lonnie David Franklin, Jr.

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  • LAPD renews call for help in Grim Sleeper case

     
    Top Los Angeles police officials Wednesday evening renewed their call for help from the public indentifying possible victims of alleged serial killer Lonnie Franklin Jr....
  • Suspect in four killings had newspaper with article about 'Grim Sleeper' serial killer in his car, detectives say

     
    L.A. sheriff’s deputies found a copy of a newspaper announcing the arrest of the “Grim Sleeper” serial killer inside the car of a Harbor Gateway handyman charged with killing four people during three home-invasion robberies. The newspaper was one...
  • 'Law and Order: Los Angeles': Like 'CSI' but better

     
    "Law & Order: Los Angeles" took on a big one last night, making fiction out of Los Angeles’ Grim Sleeper, a serial killer targeting young black women in South Los Angeles for decades. It was an ambitious gambit. Trying to......
  • Home invasion suspect pleads not guilty to four slayings

     
    A 53-year-old Harbor Gateway man has pleaded not guilty to allegedly killing four people during three home invasion robberies. John Wesley Ewell entered his plea before Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Keith L. Schwartz, who agreed to delay a preliminary....
  • Convicted Calif. serial killer Rodney Alcala charged in 1970s slayings of 2 NYC women

    Convicted Calif. serial killer Rodney Alcala charged in 1970s slayings of 2 NYC women
    The killings made headlines, spurred extensive investigations and frustrated authorities for decades: A flight attendant found raped and strangled with a pair of stockings in her Manhattan apartment in 1971; a Hollywood nightspot owner's daughter whose...
  • Arraignment Postponed for Serial Killer Chester Turner in 4 New Murders

    Arraignment Postponed for Serial Killer Chester Turner in 4 New Murders
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- Arraignment on 4 new murder charges was postponed Monday for the man described as one of L.A's most prolific serial killers. 44-year old Chester Turner, who's already on death row, is charged in the deaths of four additional...
  • Bill would expand DNA search parameters

    A bill recently introduced by Congressman Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) would make it easier for police departments to use DNA technology to solve cold cases. Schiff pointed to last year's break in the 25-year-old so called “Grim Sleeper” serial...
  • South L.A. Serial Killer Michael Hughes Sentenced to Death

    South L.A. Serial Killer Michael Hughes Sentenced to Death
    LOS ANGELES -- A judge formally sentenced convicted serial killer, Michael Hughes, to death in the murders of a teenager and 2 women in the 1980s and 1990s. The former security guard was convicted last year of three counts of first-degree murder, and...
  • Authorities missed chance to identify Grim Sleeper suspect two years before final known slaying

     
    Authorities missed an opportunity years ago to catch the suspected Grim Sleeper serial killer and end his alleged rampage before the final known victim was slain because his DNA was never collected as required under a 2004 law, according to......
  • Grim Sleeper serial killer suspect attacked in County Jail

     
    The man charged in the Grim Sleeper serial killings was assaulted at County Jail by another inmate while they were in an attorney waiting room, officials said Wednesday night. Lonnie Franklin Jr. was apparently recognized Friday by Antonio Rodriguez, who....
  • Search of Grim Sleeper suspect's home yields firearms, handcuffs, porn movies, ski mask

     
    Los Angeles police confiscated hundreds of items from the house and vehicles of accused serial killer Lonnie David Franklin Jr. after his arrest last week, including firearms and ammunition, handcuffs, car seats possibly stained with bodily fluids, and...