Dating game contestant serial killer
PICTURES: Serial Killer's Secret Photos: New Victims?(Credit: Huntington Beach Police Dept.)Most of the subjects in the photos have never been identified, and officials worry that they might have uncovered a trophy case of additional victims of Alcala."We'd like to locate the women in these pictures," prosecutor Matt Murphy told the Orange County Register.
Rodney James Alcala was on the Dating Game in the 1970's.
On the show he referred to himself as "The Banana." (He insisted that the bachelorette should try and peel him.) Alcala also murdered 5 people in the `70's.
Yesterday, a California jury recommended the death penalty for the 66-year old man who once appeared on the Dating Game.
Did the Dating Game, with it's cheesy Three's Company sexual double entendres, drive this man to murder? CNN even had another former Dating Game contestant on to astutely comment on what it was like to be on the Dating Game with Alcala. I think he's still bitter about losing out to a serial murderer on the show.
" Hundreds of photos recovered during court-authorized searches of Alcala's Monterey Park home and a storage locker were released Wednesday.
Police say some of the photos show women and young girls in the nude and engaging in sex acts.
Prosecutors said Alcala, the 66-year-old amateur photographer and UCLA graduate, used his camera as a way to convince victims to trust him.
If you ask me, he came off creepier than Alcala on the `70's Dating Game clip.) Strangely, CNN devoted most of the segment on the fact that Alcala was on the Dating Game and very little time on the actual people he murdered.
I just happened to look at Nancy Grace tonight,for about 5/10 minutes, and saw this creep... It showed a bit from when he was on Dating Game, and another of the male contestants said he was odd to say the least... Police Reach Out to Public with Hundreds of Photos March 11, 2010 PM SANTA ANA, Calif.
(CBS/AP) Investigators are asking for the public's help in identifying any potential victims among hundreds of pictures of young women and men.
The photos were apparently snapped by Rodney Alcala, who was recently convicted in the serial murders of four women and a 12-year-old girl.