Golden State Killer Sentenced to Life in Prison
The man known as the Golden State Killer will spend the rest of his days behind bars.
Joseph James DeAngelo Jr. learned her fate on Friday when the judge Michael bowman He sentenced him to life without parole for murdering 13 people and raping 50 people in a series of horrific crimes in the ’70s and’ 80s that terrified California.
And, get this … the judge sentenced DeAngelo in the ballroom at Sacramento State University, where the 74-year-old former police officer graduated nearly half a century later. have obtained a degree in criminal justice.
DeAngelo, wearing a white long-sleeved shirt over his orange jumpsuit, stood up and took off his face mask to speak briefly before being sentenced, saying … “I’m so sorry to everyone I do. hurt. “
As we reported … DeAngelo to plead guilty in June to 13 counts of first degree murder and 13 counts of kidnapping for the purpose of robbery. He also admitted his guilt for the rapes and kidnappings.
The Golden State killer, whose traces of terror have also spawned nicknames such as “Original Night Stalker”, “Visalia Ransacker” and “East Area Rapist”, was arrested on April 24, 2018 after being identified by DNA of the crime scene. hunt over 40 years.
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