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California's 'Golden State Killer' Sentenced to Life in Prison

California's 'Golden State Killer' Sentenced to Life in Prison
Joseph James DeAngelo  (SANTIAGO MEJIA/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Friday, 21 August 2020 01:34 PM

A former California police officer was sentenced to life in prison on Friday for a string of 1970s and '80s murders and rapes attributed to the so-called "Golden State Killer" and solved through the use of public genealogy websites.

Joseph James DeAngelo, 74, was ordered to serve life in prison without the possibility of parole in a Sacramento courtroom following four days of emotional hearings in which victims or their family members confronted him in open court.

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A former California police officer was sentenced to life in prison on Friday for a string of 1970s and '80s murders and rapes attributed to the so-called "Golden State Killer" and solved through the use of public genealogy websites.Joseph James DeAngelo, 74, was ordered to...
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Friday, 21 August 2020 01:34 PM
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