Gold Case

“East Siders hacked off tree limbs and uprooted shrubs around their houses. Reinforcing sliding glass windows with dowel rods wasn’t enough. That might keep him out, but they wanted more; they wanted to strip him completely of the ability to hide.’ Floodlights went up, couples slept in shifts, tambourines were affixed to doors, hammers were placed under pillows…” The Golden State Killer terrified communities, and was potentially responsible for “12 homicides, 45 rapes, and 120 home invasions in California in the 1970s and ’80s.” And now, decades later, he’s been arrested.

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