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Joseph Naso

Killer Sentenced To Death

AP | Posted 11.17.2013 | Crime

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — A jury on Tuesday recommended a death sentence for Joseph Naso, a 79-year-old former photographer convicted of the decades-...

Cops Link Serial Killer To Possible 6th Victim

AP | Posted 08.30.2013 | Crime

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. -- Authorities say they've linked a sixth killing to a former photographer facing a possible death sentence for the murders of four...

Man Found Guilty Of 4 Killings

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 10.20.2013 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO — A former photographer was convicted Tuesday of murdering four young California women decades ago after a two-month trial in whic...

Alleged Serial Killer's Diary Speaks Of Rape And Sexual Assault

AP | Posted 08.15.2013 | Crime

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. -- A California prosecutor on Wednesday read from the diary of a former photographer that authorities say showed how the man charge...

You Will Not 'Turn These Proceedings Into A Circus'

Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime

An accused California serial killer may be free to act as his own attorney, but the judge doesn't have to like it. Joseph Naso, on trial for the mu...

Serial Murder Suspect: 'I'm Not The Monster They Say Killed These Women'

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 06.18.2013 | Crime

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. -- Joseph Naso, serving as his own attorney in his trial for the decades-old killings of four women, used his opening statement to ...

Trial Begins For Alleged Prostitute Murderer

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 08.17.2013 | Crime

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — Serial murder suspect Joseph Naso delivered an hours-long personal history Monday replete with childhood photos, as he laun...

Possible 'Alphabet' Serial Killer to Face Death Penalty

Chelsea Hoffman | Posted 05.08.2012 | Crime
Chelsea Hoffman

Do you think the death penalty is a viable option in this trial, or do you think Joseph Naso may be an innocent man? The fact that he's being accused of the horrendous acts of serial murder makes it easy to allow emotion to take control.

Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty For Marin County Serial Killer

AP | Posted 05.01.2012 | San Francisco

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. -- Prosecutors said Wednesday that they plan to seek the death penalty against a man suspected of killing four prostitutes in rural...

Alleged Serial Killer Kept Diary Of Rapes

Posted 03.13.2012 | Crime

By JASON DEAREN, Associated Press SAN RAFAEL, Calif. -- An investigator has testified that a diary detailing sexual assaults of women was found alo...

Accused Serial Killer Defends Disturbing Photos

Posted 03.12.2012 | Crime

By JASON DEAREN, Associated Press SAN RAFAEL, Calif. - A former photographer accused of killing four Northern California women with matching initia...

Accused Serial Killer Kept Disturbing Photos Of Naked Women, Says Officer

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 03.11.2012 | San Francisco

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — A probation officer who searched the Nevada home of an alleged serial killer testified Tuesday that he found photographs of...

Marin County Serial Killer Kept Safe Deposit Boxes For His Victims

AP | By JASON DEAREN | Posted 09.25.2011 | San Francisco

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. -- A man charged with killing four Northern California women kept a safety deposit box to store items related to the victims, and a...

Suspect In California Murders Distrusted Government, Records Show

AP | By JASON DEAREN and SCOTT SONNER | Posted 07.22.2011 | Los Angeles

RENO, Nev. -- When a California judge holds a plea hearing this week for Joseph Naso, the 77-year-old photographer will likely be in court on his own,...