Alleged ‘Golden State Killer’ faces 26 charges, set to plead guilty

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Joseph James DeAngelo Jr., a former police officer, faces 13 rape-related fees and 13 homicide counts stemming from crimes within the 1970s and 1980s throughout six counties in California. He is anticipated to enter a responsible plea throughout a listening to Monday. Authorities allege the 74-year-old is the elusive Golden State Killer, additionally recognized in the course of the crime sprees by nicknames together with the East Area Rapist and Visalia Ransacker.

The fees linked to rapes have been filed as kidnappings to commit robberies as a result of the statute of limitations for sexual assaults has expired.

Here are the costs which were consolidated into one continuing in Sacramento:

Contra Costa County:

Four counts of kidnapping to commit theft utilizing a gun and knife between Oct. 7, 1978, and June 11, 1979, with the victims recognized as Jane Does numbers 10-13.

Orange County:

Four counts of homicide within the Aug. 21, 1980, slaying of Keith Harrington, 24, and rape and slaying of Patrice Harrington, 27, of Dana Point; the Feb. 6, 1981, rape and slaying of Manuela Witthuhn, 28, of Irvine; and the May 5, 1986, rape and slaying of Janelle Cruz, 18, of Irvine.

Sacramento County:

Two counts of homicide within the Feb. 2, 1978, shootings of Kate Maggoire, 20, and Brian Maggoire, 21, as they walked their canine of their Rancho Cordova neighborhood.

Nine counts of kidnapping to commit theft utilizing a gun and knife between Sept. 4, 1976, and Oct. 21, 1977, with the victims recognized as Jane Does numbers 1-9.

Santa Barbara County:

Four counts of homicide within the Dec. 30, 1979, rape and slaying of Debra Manning, 35, and slaying of Robert Offerman, 44, of Goleta, and within the July 27, 1981, slaying of Gregory Sanchez, 27, and Cheri Domingo, 35, of Goleta.

Tulare County:

One rely of homicide within the Sept. 11, 1975, slaying of Claude Snelling, 45, throughout an tried kidnapping of the sufferer’s daughter from their residence.

Ventura County:

Two counts of homicide within the rape and slaying of Charlene Smith, 33, and slaying of Lyman Smith, 43, of Ventura between March 13 and March 16, 1980.