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    This time there was only one victim, 29 year old cab driver, Paul Stine. He was shot in the temple by the passenger who had carefully removed his car keys, wallet and tore a large portion of his shirt. Ballistics tests showed that the murder weapon was the same one used to kill David Faraday and Betty Lou Jensen (Innes). In the building across the street stood witnesses who watched from the second floor and contacted the police. They described shooter as a male, about the age of 30 with a stocky build and a crew cut. The police hunted for the man whom the witnesses described but there was a miscommunication. Authorities thought they were looking for a black man so when they later found out they were supposed to be looking for a white man they knew they had let the Zodiac get away because they had talked…

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    The Zodiac Killer

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    Zodiac, released in 2007 and directed by David Fincher, is a true crime film and depicts the story of the Zodiac Killer. The Zodiac was a serial killer who targeted the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1960s and 1970s. The Zodiac was known for writing letters to the police and confessing to the crimes he committed. After murdering his victims, the Zodiac reached out to the public as if he wanted to be found. The Zodiac was most notorious for sending letters, making phone calls, and getting away…

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    then wiped his fingerprints off the cab, and cut off Stine’s bloody shirt collar. Some youngsters thought the cab looked suspicious and called the police, but by the time the police arrived, the man had walked away from the scene. Initially the alert that was broadcast on the police radio was for a black male suspect, but that later turned out to be incorrect. Ironically, two police officers in a cruiser stopped a heavyset white male, dressed in dark clothes, and asked if he had seen anything…

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    The zodiac killer is like no other, he is a killer who has never been close to being caught and could be living among us today. The self-made zodiac killer was linked to many murders in northern california starting in 1968 and ending around 1969. He would torment police by making threatening letters sent to newspapers around the area, he sent letters for about 6 years straight then stopped suddenly. Even though there was intensive investigations no one was ever arrested or questioned for the…

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    The zodiac killer is one of the most infamous serial killers of all time. What made him/her such an elusive killer is that he/she was able to stay one step ahead of the police throughout their entire killing sprees. This is intriguing because the true identity of the Zodiac killer has never been found. There was a lot of speculation throughout the Zodiacs reign and terror emitted on the city of San Francisco on who he/she truly was but there was never enough conclusive evidence to indict any…

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    enough evidence to send this guy away but enough evidence to also send him home. Reports showing clear evidence according to Buzzfeed.com “The day of the third Zodiac attack at Lake Berryessa, Allen told his family he was going to that exact location. He came home that evening covered in blood, with a bloody knife in his car.”(Bergara) Not only is that creepy but Cecilia Shepard was also murdered on that day with a knife. In 1974 Allen was convicted of child molestation and spent 3 years in…

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    The Atrocities of the Zodiac Killer What would you do if you were told that there were monsters out there? People just looking for someone to hurt? People that have turned into beasts? The Zodiac Killer was one of the many people who did not care who they hurt, but did it for the fun of it. As a result of all the crimes he committed, they must find him. The psychology and crimes of the Zodiac Killer were horrendous, therefore, and the search continues. The Zodiac Killer was an insane man…

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    who did it."Authorities produced sketches of the killer in costume as well as drawings of a man seen in the area on the day of the stabbing.( Lake Berryessa- September 27,1969). One night in San Fransisco a cab driver Paul Stine picks up a man. Dressed in a blue, long-sleeved jacket and wearing glasses, the man waits until the driver stops at the intersection of Washington and Cherry, where he then places a gun against Stine’s head and pulls the trigger. Stine’s body falls in slow motion as…

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    My serial killer's name is Richard Ramírez. Biographical Information His birthday is February 29, 1960. His death was on June 7, 2013. His place of birth was El Paso, Texas. Ramirez was born Ricardo Leyva Muñoz Ramirez in El Paso, Texas, on February 29, 1960. His father, Julian Tapia Ramirez, was born in Camargo, Mexico. He met Richard's mother, Colorado-born Mercedes Muñoz, there when they were both fourteen years old. When her family went to Juarez, Julian followed and married her in 1948,…

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    leading up to the murder. The third and final suspect is Earl Van Best Jr., who has been accused by his own son, Gary Stewart. Not only does Best have a mugshot that shows an uncanny resemblance to the police sketch of the killer, but his name has the same amount of characters as the famous cipher that could uncover The Zodiac’s real name. Though every suspect has enough evidence against him to force people to assume him the killer, there is not enough evidence against one certain individual to…

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