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October 30, 1987
Handwriting experts at the state crime lab eased the minds of Bay-Area parents by finding that a letter purportedly from the Zodiac serial killer is, in fact, "a simulation of a hoax letter written in 1978," acting Vallejo Police Chief Roy Conway said. The letter, sent to a Vallejo newspaper, threatened to harm children on Halloween.
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October 13, 1989 | From a Times Staff Writer
A San Diego native charged this week with killing two prostitutes in Oakland is being investigated by authorities here to determine whether he had any role in the slayings of 42 street women found dead in the county during the last four years. San Diego County Sheriff's Sgt. Jim Cooke said Thursday that authorities are interested in Dewain Hall, 25, because of his ties to San Diego and as a possible link to the unsolved series of slayings here.
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NEWS
October 8, 1989
A seventh victim has been linked to a serial killer suspected of murdering prostitutes in the San Francisco Bay Area, police said. The nude body of the latest victim, Cheryl Chambers, 34, was found Sept. 20 in the town of Brisbane, about a half-mile south of Candlestick Park. Six other women also have been killed within the last eight weeks, officers said. They speculated all seven may have been victims of the same killer.
NEWS
October 8, 1989
A seventh victim has been linked to a serial killer suspected of murdering prostitutes in the San Francisco Bay Area, police said. The nude body of the latest victim, Cheryl Chambers, 34, was found Sept. 20 in the town of Brisbane, about a half-mile south of Candlestick Park. Six other women also have been killed within the last eight weeks, officers said. They speculated all seven may have been victims of the same killer.
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October 13, 1989 | From a Times Staff Writer
A San Diego native charged this week with killing two prostitutes in Oakland is being investigated by authorities here to determine whether he had any role in the slayings of 42 street women found dead in the county during the last four years. San Diego County Sheriff's Sgt. Jim Cooke said Thursday that authorities are interested in Dewain Hall, 25, because of his ties to San Diego and as a possible link to the unsolved series of slayings here.
NEWS
October 30, 1987
Handwriting experts at the state crime lab eased the minds of Bay-Area parents by finding that a letter purportedly from the Zodiac serial killer is, in fact, "a simulation of a hoax letter written in 1978," acting Vallejo Police Chief Roy Conway said. The letter, sent to a Vallejo newspaper, threatened to harm children on Halloween.
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