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Map shows where East Area Rapist struck in Sacramento

Timeline of Terror: The East Area Rapist case from 1976 to 2018

Here is a quick look at the timeframe of the East Area Rapist case. Crimes occurred in the Sacramento area and in Southern California. He was also known as the Golden State Killer and Original Night Stalker.
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Here is a quick look at the timeframe of the East Area Rapist case. Crimes occurred in the Sacramento area and in Southern California. He was also known as the Golden State Killer and Original Night Stalker.

The East Area Rapist is believed to have raped 37 people in the Sacramento area and Central Valley between 1976 and 1978. Here are the locations of a number of those rapes in the Fair Oaks, Rancho Cordova and Carmichael from maps published at the time and versions created more recently.

Police arrested a suspect in the decades-old case Wednesday, April 25. This vintage Sacramento Bee map, published on Nov. 10, 1977, shows where many of the attacks occurred:



Here is the A1 story that the map appeared with:

Interactive map of suspected East Area Rapist attacks from the website Coldcase-EARONS:

You can read a complete list of the cases here. This FBI map of shows all the suspected attacks:

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