Rodney Alcala was conniving and sadistic individual. He once even appeared on the legendary TV Show “The Dating Game”. He has five known victims in California from 1977 to 1979 and two victims in New York in 1971 and 1977. Law Enforcement belives the his victims might be higher and in more states. Alcala was a photographer and used his skills of taking pictures to lure victims in. When arrested, police found thousands of pictures. some of which included people that had been murdered. Other people recognized themselves as being in his stash of pictures (and were fortunately not any of his victims). Police are still trying to recognize all the people who were in Rodney Alcala’s photo collection. Please view them at this site.
Alcala was a serial rapist and police believe he may have victims in Wyoming, New Hampshire and Washington state as well. For additional information about this monster you can go here.