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'Night Stalker' Serial Killer Dead at 53

Richard Ramirez had been on death row

(Newser) - California's "night stalker" is dead. Serial killer Richard Ramirez died this morning at a hospital after being transferred there from San Quentin, reports AP . The 53-year-old died of natural causes, but specifics aren't known. Ramirez was convicted of killing 13 people during a rampage in 1984 and... More »

SF Cops Tie Night Stalker to 1984 Girl Killing

DNA links serial killer to slaying of 9-year-old

(Newser) - San Francisco police believe they have uncovered another killing by the "Night Stalker" serial killer who terrorized the Bay Area in the '80s. DNA evidence has linked Richard Ramirez to the 1984 murder of 9-year-old Mei Leung, who was sexually assaulted and killed in the basement of a... More »

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