ZODIAC KILLER’S VICTIMS
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In one of his last taunting letters to the news media, Zodiac claimed he had 37 victims to show for his five years of terrorizing the San Francisco Bay Area. However, he was only linked conclusively to eight victims.
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DEFINITE ZODIAC KILLER VICTIMS
CHERI JO BATES – OCT 30th 1966
Method of attack: A 1966 graduate of Riverside’s Ramona High School, 18-year-old Cheri Jo Bates was beaten and stabbed multiple times with a short-bladed knife. Her throat was also cut. There was no evidence of robbery or sexual molestation. There were no witnesses. More Details…
DAVID FARADAY & BETTY LOU JENSEN – DEC 20th 1968
Method of attack: David Faraday, age 17, was shot once in the head at point-blank range and died within minutes. Betty Lou Jensen, age 16, was shot five times in the back and killed instantly. The weapon was a .22 caliber semi-automatic pistol. The ammunition was Winchester Western Super X copper-coated long rifle. There was no indication of robbery or sexual molestation. While there were no witnesses, several vehicles were seen in the area just prior to local resident Stella Borges discovering the crime scene. More Details…
DARLENE FERRIN & MIKE MAGEAU – JULY 5th 1969
Method of attack: Darlene Ferrin, age 22, was shot five times. Mike Mageau, age 19, was shot four times. The weapon was a 9mm semi-automatic pistol. There was no indication of robbery or sexual molestation. There were no witnesses. More Details…
CECELIA SHEPARD & BRYAN HARTNELL – SEP 27th 1969
Method of attack: Cecelia Shepard, age 22, was stabbed 10 times, five in the front and five in the back. Bryan Hartnell, age 20, was stabbed six times in the back. The knife had a wooden handle and a blade approximately 10 to 12 inches long. There was no indication of robbery or sexual molestation. There were no witnesses. More Details…