Lonnie Franklin Jr.The Los Angeles Police Department will host a "community forum" in South L.A. tomorrow following revelations that investigators have allegedly linked six more victims to Grim Sleeper serial killer suspect Lonnie Franklin Jr.
The Los Angeles Times reported over the weekend ... More >>
Lonnie.One of the creepiest aspects of the Grim Sleeper serial murder case has been the 911 call in 1987 alerting cops that someone threw a body out of van (audio after the jump). The man's voice even gave a plate number. And when officers arrived to the alley in the 1300 block of East 56th S ... More >>
Becky Johnson believes she might have been a victim of the Grim Sleeper.Update: Los Angeles police Det. Dennis Kilcoyne told the Weekly Thursday that this woman's story, which we first reported Jan. 4, does not point to any connections to the Grim Sleeper case.
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Los Angeles police are looking into two homicides that could be connected to the Grim Sleeper serial murder case.
The victims are women from South Los Angeles who died in the late 80s and early 90s, LAPD Det. Dennis Kilcoyne told the Weekly.
"They're the most similar" of the unsolved homici ... More >>
Christine Pelisek.LA Weekly staff writer Christine Pelisek was scheduled to be honored Wednesday for her work in keeping the Grim Sleeper serial murder case on the minds of police and the public and for unearthing details of the case that had gone undiscovered.
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By Steve La, J. Patrick Coolican and Clarissa Wei
The arraignment of the alleged "Grim Sleeper," Lonnie David Franklin, Jr., has been postponed until August 9.
Cameras were barred from the courtroom by the L.A. Superior Court Judge, who ordered the 57-year old alleged serial killer held ... More >>
Peters Family Janecia Peters, his last victim, slain January 1, 2007His own son's DNA trail led directly to Grim Sleeper suspect Lonnie David Franklin Jr.
Sources tell Los Angeles Weekly that the serial killer was caught through familial DNA testing after his son was arrested and had to give ... More >>
The Los Angeles Police Department released today an age-enhanced composite sketch of the Grim Sleeper, a serial killer who has been murdering mostly women in South Los Angeles since 1985.Homicide detectives are hoping the release of the sketch drawn by an artist who works with the National Center ... More >>
CNN reports today on the investigation by Los Angeles police of the Grim Sleeper serial killer who has killed mostly African American women in South Los Angeles since 1985. Dubbed the Grim Sleeper by the LA Weekly because of his 13-year break between killings, he is the longest operating serial kil ... More >>
UPDATE: Listen to the 911 call here.
Shortly after midnight, January 10, 1987, a Los Angeles Police Department dispatcher received a call from a man who said he was phoning from a pay booth. The mystery caller told the female operator that he wanted to report a murder. He claimed to have seen a man ... More >>
Around 50 church leaders, community activists, family members, and friends along with a handful of Los Angeles Police Department Robbery/Homicide detectives gathered Wednesday evening to remember the 11 victims of the Grim Sleeper, a serial killer who has beenmurdering mostly African American women ... More >>
Los Angeles Police Department detectives held a press conference today asking for the public’s help in finding a serial killer believed to be responsible for at least 11 murders in South Los Angeles over a 23-year span.
Dubbed the Grim Sleeper by the LA Weekly, which broke the news that he is sti ... More >>