It's a big day today for us true crime lovers: Joseph DeAngelo, the Golden State Killer, is expected to plead guilty today in front of a judge! That means there will be no trial and he'll spend the rest of his life in prison
Former police officer Joseph James DeAngelo Jr. — the suspected Golden State Killer — has pleaded guilty to 13 counts of first-degree murder.
It comes decades after a string of murders terrorized California in the '70s and '80s.
Joseph DeAngelo the man accused of being the Golden State Killer is wheeled up before a judge. He's expected to plead guilty to a series of murders and rapes that terrorized Californians during the 70s and 80s. He was caught using DNA evidence. #goldenstatekiller #GSK
Former police officer Joseph DeAngelo pleads guilty of numerous crimes in his years-long rape and killing spree. He is suspected of 13 murders and more than 50 rapes and is expected to plead guilty to all of them.
The former California police officer who prosecutors say murdered 13 people as the Golden State Killer has pleaded guilty to numerous crimes in his years-long rape-and-killing spree https://t.co/vhuZBGDoUN
Joseph DeAngelo, now 74 years old, is accused of committing 13 murders as well as multiple rapes and burglaries in the 1970s and 80s, terrorizing communities from Northern to Southern California. https://t.co/Qf5jJnHfoT
Ex-California police officer to plead guilty to murder and rape charges dating back decades. Joseph James DeAngelo Jr., the so-called Golden State Killer, was caught in 2018 after police used DNA to track him through a popular genealogy website. https://t.co/ERPakaf1mj
DeAngelo was accused of breaking into more than 100 homes, raping more than 50 people, and killing more than a dozen during the 1970s and 80s.
He'll spend the rest of his life in prison.
Most will miss that today is the closing of a painful decades-long chapter. But this isn’t necessarily closure for the survivors and victims of the #GoldenStateKiller. What should accountability look like after so much trauma and devastation? https://t.co/g8Ej752hZu
#BREAKING The Golden State Killer pleads guilty to murders and other crimes.
74-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo Jr.'s admissions bring to a close an infamous string of sprees of slayings, rapes and burglaries across California in the 70s and 80s.
The ex cop, 74 year old Joseph DeAngelo Jr., has plead guilty to more than 13 murders and is believed to have committed at least 50 rapes, including children. Two of those rapes were in Stockton. Two of those rapes were in Modesto.https://t.co/zZU6PsV1PS
The victims and families from Sacramento County just stood up and cheered when charges were read and evidence given that the East Area Rapist/Golden State Killer has a small penis. Mic drop. #EastAreaRapist #GoldenStateKiller #josephdeangelo
To my friends who are not into true crime. The golden state killer was a fucking monster. He committed AT LEAST 13 murders, 50 r*apes, and over 100 burglaries. The things he did to his victims are incredibly disturbing. He thought he was untouchable because he was a cop. https://t.co/H0rbx4MvEv
An ex-policeman accused of being the “Golden State Killer” who terrorised much of California with a string of slayings, rapes and break-ins has pleaded guilty to multiple murder and kidnapping charges. #7NEWS https://t.co/rg7YuxAzji
It definitely matters that the Golden State Killer was a cop. It also matters that it took genealogy, citizen investigation, and multiple decades passing to get him to where he was today: pleading guilty to all of his crimes in court.
An ex-policeman accused of being the “Golden State Killer” who terrorised much of California with a string of slayings, rapes and break-ins has pleaded guilty to multiple murder and kidnapping charges. #7NEWS https://t.co/hl7CpzOg40