His defense is currently being handled only by the Sacramento County Public Defender’s Office, which says it is overwhelmed by the voluminous evidence in the case
Prosecutors in Sacramento are continuing to investigate Golden State Killer/East Area Rapist suspect Joseph James DeAngelo for a series of rapes in seven California counties and are seeking five fresh DNA samples from him as part of their efforts to convict him in their ongoing case, according to new court filings.
When it appeared that a woman’s kindness led to her death, it made national headlines. But as the story unraveled, a much more sinister narrative unfolded.
Ignoring defense pleas for another year to prepare for the Golden State Killer/East Area Rapist case, a Sacramento judge Wednesday ordered a preliminary hearing for Joseph James DeAngelo to commence on May 12, more than two years after his arrest.