The show speaks to several people involved in the case, many of whom rarely give interviews. NYPD Det. Wendell Stradford helped investigate the New York City cases and interviewed Alcala on death row. “Bachelor No. 1 is a successful photographer who got his start when his father found him in the darkroom at the age of 13, fully developed.

Sobhraj and André became partners in crime, participating in various criminal activities in both Turkey and Greece. After an identity-switch hoax went awry, Sobhraj managed to escape but his half-brother was left behind. André was handed over to the Turkish police by Greek authorities and served an 18-year sentence. SERIAL KILLER The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender, in separate events. RAPIST Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent. TORTURER Torture is when someone puts another person in pain.

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The murder took place in 1968 and marked his first known crime. Alcala fled the state to avoid the arrest, and the federal agents placed him to FBI's most wanted list. Using a new name John Berger, he enrolled in the New York University film school under the famous film director and producer Roman Polanski. In 1971, Alcala obtained a counseling job at a New Hampshire arts camp for children, using a slightly different pseudonym John Burger.

Sobhraj's next victim was a Frenchman, Jean-Luc Solomon, who was poisoned during a robbery. The act was committed with the intention of incapacitating Solomon, but it killed him. In 1973, Sobhraj was arrested and imprisoned after an unsuccessful armed robbery attempt on a jewellers at The Ashok, in New Delhi. Sobhraj was able to escape, with Compagnon's help, by faking illness, but was recaptured shortly thereafter. Sobhraj borrowed money for bail from his father, and soon afterwards fled to Kabul. There, the couple began to rob tourists on the hippie trail and were arrested again.

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Later on in the day, Robin was running late to her job at a ballet studio. Wilvert told her friend to use her bike, and remembered telling Robin not to stop -- “it was very important to me to say that,” she said. She refused and saw him drive towards Huntington Beach, where 12-year-old Robin Samsoe was enjoying the day. Bradshaw ultimately chose Alcala of the three contestants to go on a date. But the next day, reconsidering her decision, she called Ellen Metzger. When questioned, Alcala admitted he met Hover on July 15 and then claimed he never saw her again.

As a boy, Edmund Kemper killed animals, decapitated his sisters’ dolls, and invented disgusting games. Described by survivors as a small, agile man, the Golden State Killer would break into his victims' homes - often those of married couples - and subdue the male while assaulting the female. The GSK also had an eerie habit of prank calling his victims if they survived the nightmare he imposed on them. Was to lure young women into his van where he and Norris would use a series of instruments from the notorious "toolbox" on them.

This was the last time he was seen; neither Chowdhury nor his remains have been found. It is believed Sobhraj murdered his former accomplice before leaving Malaysia in order to continue his and Leclerc's roles as gem dealers in Geneva. A source later claimed to have sighted Chowdhury in West Germany, but the claim appeared unsubstantiated, so the search for Chowdhury continued. On the run, Sobhraj financed his lifestyle by posing as either a gem salesman or drug dealer to impress and befriend tourists, whom he defrauded.

One served 10 years, one went blind before being released, and one was executed. His death toll is a confirmed 71, but it may reach over a hundred. To this day, Folha De S. Paulo reported, he does not regret his murders. In 2013 he was sentences to additional prison time for the murders of two more women - Cornelia Crilley and Ellen Hover.

For five long hours, Alcala played the roles of both interrogator and witness. He addressed himself as Mr. Alacala, asking questions in a deeper voice than when answering them. The charm that entrapped so many girls didn’t convince the jurors or the judge and Alcala was found guilty on all five counts of first-degree murder. When it was time for the closing argument, he decided to play the Arlo Guthrie song "Alice’s Restaurant". "We're going to have a great time together, Cheryl", told Alcala when Cheryl picked him as the lucky winner.

Investigators initially suspected it was the work of the “Hillside Strangler,” a serial killer -- later identified as two men -- who terrorized Los Angeles for several months in the late 1970s. In a strange coincidence, Barcomb’s friend, 15-year-old Judith Lynn Miller, was abducted and murdered by the Hillside Strangler a month later. He continued his killing spree until 1979, when a trove of jewelry that belonged to some of his victims was discovered, and authorities have connected him to an unsolved murder as recently as 2016. As Communist Russia thought that crime was a capitalist problem, the press there rarely publicized it. Residents of Rostov were not warned for more than five years that they had a serial killer in their midst.

The bodies were in carefully selected positions, posed by Alcala, who often took earrings as mementos. Serial murderer, Rodney Alcala was accepted as a contestant on The Dating Game in 1978. By then, he had already murdered at least two women in California and two others in New York.

Alcala is known to have assaulted one other photographic subject, and police have speculated that others could be rape or murder victims as well. Everytown for Gun Safety, which tracks mass shootings based on press accounts, police records, and court papers, defines mass shooting as "any incident in which four or more people are shot and killed, excluding the shooter." Sobhraj and Chowdhury committed their first known murders in 1975.