A look at well-known serial killers in the US since 1971

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A former police officer who authorities suspect was an elusive serial killer who committed at least 12 homicides, 45 rapes and dozens of burglaries across California in the 1970s and 1980s has been arrested, authorities said Wednesday. Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, a former police officer, was arrested overnight and charged with first-degree murder in the 1980 killings of a Ventura County couple and was also arrested on suspicion of murder in the slayings of married couple Brian and Katie Maggiore in Sacramento County 1978.

Here's a look at some well-known serial killers...

 

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