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"Grim Sleeper"

Jury Recommends Death For 'Grim Sleeper' Serial Killer

Reuters | Nina Golgowski | Posted 06.07.2016 | Crime

A Los Angeles jury recommended the death penalty on Monday for the former sanitation worker they convicted of carrying out a string of murders dating ...

How the Grim Sleeper Got Away with It for So Long

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.09.2016 | Los Angeles
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The Grim Sleeper serial murderer's victim scorecard is beyond grim. Lonnie David Franklin, Jr. convicted recently of murdering nearly a dozen women ma...

Man Found Guilty For All 10 'Grim Sleeper' Killings Of Women

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 05.05.2016 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A former sanitation worker accused of being the "Grim Sleeper" serial killer was found guilty of murder on Thursday for the sl...

New Doc Tells Haunting 'Tales' Of Ignored Murder Victims

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.06.2014 | Entertainment

There's only one way to look at "Tale of the Grim Sleeper," and that's grimly. The new documentary, which is screening as part of this year's New York...

David Lohr

LAPD Posts 'Grim Sleeper' Photos To Facebook, Twitter In To Help Identify Possible Victims | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

In the hopes of identifying possible victims of the so-called "Grim Sleeper" killer, the Los Angeles Police Department has posted images of 42 women w...

LA's Losers Of The Week, July 9

Huffington Post | Billy Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A weekly round-up of LA's big losers. To see the winners click here. Lonnie Franklin Jr.: After eluding police for 25 years, the alleged "Grim Slee...

When a Serial Killer Targets Poor Black Women

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The long running Grim Sleeper killing saga underscores the great threat of murder and criminal violence to many black women.