Today in Sacramento, the so-called Golden State Killer is expected to enter a guilty plea for a series of assaults and murders in the 70’s and 80’s.
Police believe 74-year-old Joseph James Deangelo Jr. may have committed as many as 62 rapes, 13 murders and 13 kidnappings in five California counties.
The case to be heard today at a Sacramento state university ballroom. It’s being used as a courtroom to provide for social distancing. The death penalty is not a possibility.
Governor Gavin Newsome previously issued a moratorium on execution in the state.