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Speed Freak Killers

Mother Of 'Speed Freak Killers' Victim Accuses Sheriff Of Mishandling Remains

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge in California is considering a lawsuit filed by the mother of a girl whose remains were found at the bottom of ...

Search For Victims Of 'Speed Freak Killers' At An End

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 02.22.2013 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO -- The abandoned well painstakingly excavated over the past six weeks in remote Northern California turned up no human remains, and the ...

FBI Searches For Victims Of 'Speed Freak Killers'

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 03.09.2013 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO — The FBI on Monday began the excavation of an abandoned well in Central California in a renewed search for possible victims of tw...

One Of The 'Speed Freak Killers' Helps Authorities Find Bodies

Posted 10.19.2012 | TV

The "Speed Freak Killers" were spotlighted on the latest installment of "Very Bad Men." Childhood friends Loren Herzog and Wesley Shermantine are beli...

Sheriff Allegedly Botches Search For Victims Of 'Speed Freak Killer'

Reuters | Posted 11.30.2012 | Crime

* Killer claims 72 victims after remains of five unearthed * Partner commits suicide before burial sites divulged * Sher...

New Bill Allows Death Row Inmates To Help Find Victims' Remains

AP | Posted 09.16.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill to allow a death-row inmate to help authorities search for the remains of his long-dea...

Two 'Speed Freak Killer' Victims Now Identified

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 05.30.2012 | Crime

FRENCH CAMP, Calif. — Two more possible victims of the "Speed Freak Killers" were identified Friday – more than 25 years after the teens d...

John Rudolf

'Speed Freak Killers' Investigation Uncovers Another Body

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 02.24.2012 | Crime

Investigators in northern California discovered another set of human remains Thursday in an area where victims of the 'speed freak killers' were found...

John Rudolf

New Burial Sites May Hold Dozen or More Victims of 'Speed Freak Killers'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 02.23.2012 | Crime

LINDEN, Calif. -- The serial killer's crude map pointed to a spot near a stand of oak trees, off a lonely stretch of road through rolling green fields...

More Human Remains Found At Northern California Ranch

AP | Posted 04.13.2012 | San Francisco

LINDEN, Calif. -- The search for more human remains in what appears to be a mass grave used by two men known as the "Speed Freak Killers" was suspende...

Serial Killer's Map Leads Police To Hidden Burial Sites

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2012 | Crime

By Emmett Berg SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 12 (Reuters) - A map drawn by a convicted serial killer has led authorities in California to three ...

'Speed Freak Killer' Leads Police To ANOTHER Body

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 04.13.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities searching with the help of a convicted serial killer found more human remains Saturday – the first bones disco...

Serial Killer Helps Solve Decades-Old Murder Mystery

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 04.11.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Information provided by a California death row inmate who was one of the two notorious "Speed Freak Killers" led to the discover...

David Lohr

California Police Identify Cold Case Victim But Forget To Tell Family

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

Nearly a year ago, authorities in California identified partial skeletal remains found in 2002 as those of Tracy Melton, a woman missing since 1998. T...