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Dating Game Killer' dies of natural causes, prison officials say

2 monthes ago   |   By Up Worthy

A convicted serial killer known as the "Dating Game Killer" died early Saturday morning at a hospital near Corcoran State Prison in...
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Dating Game' killer Rodney Alcala dies in California prison

2 monthes ago   |   By Up Worthy

He was convicted by an Orange County jury of killing four women and a 12-year-old girl in California after his DNA matched evidence in...
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Dating Game' Serial Killer Rodney Alcala Dead at 77

2 monthes ago   |   By Up Worthy

Rodney Alcala is suspected to have murdered scores of women in the 1970s.
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Dating Game Killer' dies in California while awaiting execution

2 monthes ago   |   By Up Worthy

Rodney Alcala, 77, was sentenced to death for 1970s five murders but authorities believe he may have killed up to 130 people
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Rodney Alcala, The 'Dating Game Killer,' Dies at 77

2 monthes ago   |   By The Wrap

Rodney Alcala, the so-called “Dating Game Killer,” has died. He was 77.
Alcala was serving on California's death row in Orange County but died of natural causes Saturday morning at a hospital in San Joaquin Valley, prison officials said in a statement.
He achieved morbid notoriety as the “Dating Game Killer” after winning the coveted date on “The Dating Game” TV show in 1978, but then getting rejected by said date for being too “creepy” and going on to kidnap and murder 12-year-old Robin Samsoe the following year.
Alcala was sent to Orange County Death Row for those crimes in 1980 but his...
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Dating Game Killer' dies at 77

2 monthes ago   |   By Up Worthy

Death-row inmate Rodney James Alcala, also known as the “Dating Game Killer,” died Saturday of natural causes, according to a press...
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Imprisoned 'Dating Game Killer' Alcala dies in California

2 monthes ago   |   By Up Worthy

A prolific serial torture-slayer dubbed “The Dating Game Killer” died Saturday while awaiting execution in California, authorities said...
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Rodney Acala Dies: ‘The Dating Game Killer' Serial Murderer Was 77

2 monthes ago   |   By Deadline

Rodney James Alcala, the so-called “Dating Game Killer” who was on California's death row from Orange County, died of natural causes at 1:43 a.m. on July 24, 2021 at a hospital in the community. In 1978, Alcala was a contestant on the game show The Dating Game. Host Jim Lange introduced him as a “successful photographer who...
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