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But unbeknownst to her and the audience, the charming man would start a rape, mutilation and killing spree, lasting eight long years.
In fact, the man she picked had already raped a child and murdered a woman.
Shapiro’s family had relocated to Mexico by then, and didn’t want Tali to testify in the trial, so Alcala was charged with only assault and was out on parole after 34 months.
Shapiro was found in Alcala’s apartment after someone who saw him pick up the child in his car had called authorities.
Unfortunately, Alcala had vanished, fleeing to New York City, where he lived for four years and attended film school until the law caught up with him on the Shapiro case.
Rodney Alcala will not have to face the consequences for that crime.
The 73-year-old serial killer is reportedly too ill to make the journey from California to Wyoming to be charged.
But thinking back on that, I probably did." Alcala was able to charm Cheryl Bradshaw from the other side of the "Dating Game" wall. "He watched the game and he gave those answers and he won, so he learned some tricks.