Golden State Killer: Ex-cop arrested in serial murder cold case

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A decade long search for the “Golden State Killer” may finally be over. The “Golden State Killer” committed 12 murders, 45 rapes, and 120 home burglaries during the 1970’s and 80’s. A 72 year old ex-police officer named Joseph James DeAngelo was arrested overnight on two murder charges by police in Sacramento. According to law enforcement DeAngelo fits the description of the elusive California killer. The serial killer would follow the news accounts of his crimes and kept a step ahead of the pursuing police. He did however leave behind plenty of DNA that police might be