The Zodiac Killer

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The Zodiac killer was active in Northern California for ten months in the late 1960s. He killed at least five people, and injured two. He committed the first two murders with a pistol, just inside the Benecia border. In his second shooting in Vallejo, he attempted to kill two people, but one survived despite gunshots to the head and neck. 40 minutes later the police received an anonymous phone call from a man claiming to be their killer and admitting to the murders of the previous two victims. One month three letters were sent to Newspapers in California containing a cypher that the killer claimed would give them his name. They cypher was decrypted to read: “I LIKE KILLING PEOPLE BECAUSE IT IS SO MUCH FUN, IT IS MORE FUN THAN KILLING WILD GAME

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