Cops Probe Garrido Link to Murdered Hookers

Victims found close to alleged workplace of Dugard suspect
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 28, 2009 5:03 PM CDT
Phillip Garrido looks out at the courtroom during his arraignment in the El Dorado Superior Court in Placerville, Calif. on Friday, Aug. 28, 2009.   (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
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(Newser) – Police obtained a warrant today to search the Pittsburgh, Calif., house of Jaycee Dugard's alleged kidnapper in connection with the murders of several prostitutes in the 1990s, the Los Angeles Times reports. Garrido allegedly worked at an industrial site near where the victims’ bodies were found. He also served time from 1977 to 1988 on a separate kidnapping and sexual assault case.