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Grim Sleeper Found Guilty of Killing 10 Women

A jury will now decide between life in prison or the death penalty

(Newser) - With a guilty verdict Thursday, the Grim Sleeper officially became one of the "most prolific and enduring serial killers" in California history, the Los Angeles Times reports. Lonnie Franklin Jr., 63, was convicted of murdering 10 women, one only 15 years old, between 1985 and 2007 in South Los... More »

Grim Sleeper Suspect Tied to 8 More Victims

18 likely murders and still counting, say cops

(Newser) - Los Angeles investigators believe they've tied eight more victims to "Grim Sleeper" serial killer suspect Lonnie Franklin. Evidence of some of the women have been found in Franklin's South Los Angeles home, and one missing woman's photo was found inside his refrigerator. The fridge "appears to be his... More »

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