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Stories related to: East Area Rapist
December 6, 2018
Joseph DeAngelo, a former police officer suspected of being the Golden State Killer and East Area Rapist, could be required to reimburse the county to the extent he is able after the trial, Judge Michael Sweet said in Sacramento Superior Court.
June 1, 2018 | Bob Moffitt
Documents show DeAngelo was identified as the prime suspect after matching DNA from the door handle of his car and a piece of tissue taken from his trash in Citrus Heights to that from a rape and homicide in the 1980s.
May 15, 2018
CapRadio reporter Bob Moffitt discusses which crimes committed by the Golden State Killer cannot be prosecuted due to the statute of limitations.
May 4, 2018 | Chris Nichols
The campaign to re-elect Sacramento County DA Anne Marie Schubert produced a TV ad that claims that Schubert is "a groundbreaking DNA expert" and "led the investigation that solved the case," but are those claims factual?
May 2, 2018 | Bert Johnson
Decades later, a survivor of an attack by the East Area Rapist remains defiant.
May 2, 2018 | Cody Drabble
Two experts on sexual assault counseling join to discuss the impact media coverage can have on survivors, and how survivors can manage their stress.
April 30, 2018 | Bob Moffitt
A Sacramento woman is coming forward decades later to say she was assaulted by Joseph James DeAngelo as a young teenager in Visalia.
April 27, 2018 | Bob Moffitt
The man accused of being the Golden State Killer did not enter a plea during his first court appearance Friday in Sacramento County Superior Court.
April 27, 2018
(AP) — The genealogy website used to find the man accused of being the Golden State Killer had no idea its database was tapped in pursuit of a suspect who eluded law enforcement for four decades, the site co-founder said Friday.
April 27, 2018 | Sammy Caiola
The Golden State Killer has been linked to at least four dozen rapes throughout California. Police now have a suspect in custody. While the news brings relief to some, it also triggers fear and anxiety for those who’ve experienced sexual trauma.