How I'll Be Gone in the Dark Really Affected the Hunt for the Golden State Killer

How I'll Be Gone in the Dark Really Affected the Hunt for the Golden State Killer
For anyone who read I'll Be Gone in the Dark, Michelle McNamara's meticulous accounting of the crimes committed by a serial killer and rapist who terrorized California for at least 13 years, the arrest of Joseph James DeAngelo Jr. felt like the righteous culmination of the work that consumed the final years of the author's life. When DeAngelo was arrested in 2018, the police showing up at his house more than three decades after he'd killed his last victim, McNamara had been gone for two years. The 46-year-old true crime blogger, podcast host and wife of Patton Oswalt died suddenly on April 21, 2016, from an accidental overdose. An autopsy found traces of multiple prescription drugs...
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