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Golden State Killer: Man pleads guilty to slew of murders, rapes -- including San Ramon Valley crimes

Original post made on Jun 30, 2020

The man known as the "Golden State Killer" pleaded guilty Monday to 13 murders, 13 kidnappings and dozens of other crimes, some in the Bay Area including the San Ramon Valley.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, June 29, 2020, 10:30 PM

Comments (2)

Posted by Jennifer
a resident of Danville
on Jun 30, 2020 at 9:29 pm

Good riddance.

Posted by American
a resident of Danville
on Jul 1, 2020 at 9:50 am

This is EXACTLY why we need to have the death penalty as a legal option, as it is a bargaining chip to make scum like this plead guilty and get life in prison, instead of the death penalty. If we did not have the death penalty as an option, this guy would have no incentive to plead guilty to life in prison, and thus all the poor victims and their loved ones would be forced to endure the nightmare of re-living these crimes during the trial. By having the death penalty as a bargaining chip, we force losers like this to plead guilty, avoid the death penalty, and protect the victims from having to endure the trial. Hence, even if you are against the death penalty, perhaps due to a religious view, we need to keep it on the books as a bargaining chip, to protect the victims from suffering through a long and stressful trial.

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