Zodiac Killer Essay

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In the late sixties and early seventies, California was haunted by dozens of unsolved murders. The offender remains unknown to this day. The murderer, who referred to himself as “the Zodiac,” ;made contact with the police and area newspapers throughout his reign of terror through a series of menacing notes. Although the police were never able to apprehend Zodiac, they were able to gather information about him via the letters. Zodiac boasted of killing up to forty victims, however, police The Zodiac Killer The late 1960’s and early 1970’s represented a great deal of things to a great deal of people. To the San Francisco Bay area, as well as the rest of ... estimated he may have killed over 50. Due to the nature of Zodiac’s letters and from witnesses police have a good idea of what Zodiac is like even though he remains at large. Given what is known about serial killers in general, and Zodiac in particular, authorities estimate he was born between 1938 and 1943, making him in his mid-twenties to early thirties at the time of his first murder in 1966. The estimation is also supported by witness statements. Zodiac Murder The Zodiac Killer Essay written by Dominic Golemi The late 1960’s and early 1970’s represented a great deal of things to a great deal of people. To the San Francisco ... It is common for serial killers to first begin his career around this age. (Weis) Zodiac was believed to be a stocky man, but not overweight. (Graysmith, 316) Multiple witnesses described him as having a “paunch” ;belly. He was a white male with light brown, curly hair, was of average height, and wore dark rimmed glasses held to his head with a black band. He was also reported to dress in a “military” ;fashion. He often wore a navy windbreaker serial killers serial killers In 1984, International Association of Forensic Sciences, FBI Special Agent Robert K Ressler and several of

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