Officials in Los Angeles are offering half a million dollars to help catch a serial killer who has murdered at least 10 women and one man in two sprees over the past 20 years.
All the victims were black and were found in or near South Los Angeles. Police believe some of the women were prostitutes.
Los Angeles City Council has now approved a reward first proposed by city councilman Bernard Parks, who as police chief in 2001 ordered the department to look into a backlog of unsolved cases.
Alicia Monique Alexander was the last known victim in the first round of killings. Porter Alexander last saw his youngest daughter one evening in September 1988 as the 18-year-old ran out for what was supposed to be a quick trip to the shop.
“I said make sure you go to the store and come back. She says, ‘okay’,” Porter Alexander said. “She left, and that was the last time I saw my baby.”
Four days later, police knocked at the front door of the family home. They had found her body in a nearby alley with a gunshot wound in the chest. Continue Reading…..
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