Song from the dating game
Her murder remained unsolved for the next 40 years, long after the span of killings ended.
Later that summer, two children at the same camp where Alcala worked noticed an FBI most-wanted poster at the post office and notified the camp directors.
He was interested in photography, the profession he used to lure women to remote spots to rape, torture, and kill.
In fact, the man she picked had already raped a child and murdered a woman.
One of them an 8-year-old girl named Tali Shapiro, who was found raped and beaten with a steel bar, but luckily survived. Four years later, after a nervous breakdown, he was discharged on medical grounds.
Within eight weeks, he violated his parole again and was arrested for providing marijuana and offering a ride to a 13-year-old girl, who was identified as Julie J. Law enforcement repeatedly failed to take the dangerous sexual predator and serial killer off the streets.
After being released from prison in 1978, Alcala started working at the Los Angeles Times as a typesetter.