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Penalty Phase Continues in 'Grim Sleeper' Trial

Emotional testimony was heard in court as the penalty phase of the “Grim Sleeper” trial continued on Monday. Kareen Wynter reports for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on May 16, 2016. 23 more words

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2nd Surviving Victim of ‘Grim Sleeper’ to Testify in Sentencing Phase, Prosecutor Says

A second surviving victim of the “Grim Sleeper” will testify during the penalty phase of the trial of Lonnie Franklin Jr., who was convicted last week of 10 counts of murder and one count of attempted murder, the prosecutor said Thursday. 58 more words

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Prosecutor: Convicted 'Grim Sleeper' Killed 5 More Women

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — A Los Angeles prosecutor seeking the death penalty for the man convicted in 10 “Grim Sleeper” murders says he also killed five other women. 308 more words


LAPD Believes 'Grim Sleeper' Committed 11 Slayings During Supposed Dormant Period

Vivian Williams had long given up hope that her sister’s slaying would be solved when she flipped on her television and saw news about a serial killer nicknamed the Grim Sleeper. 87 more words

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Only Known Survivor of 'Grim Sleeper' Serial Killer Describes Her Ordeal

Enietra Washington, the only known survivor of the “Grim Reaper” serial killer, spoke to KTLA on Thursday about the chance encounter that changed her life forever. 35 more words

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Man convicted in 'Grim Sleeper" killings

A Los Angeles jury convicted 63-year-old Lonnie Franklin, Jr. on Thursday.

Franklin, who was accused of being the “Grim Sleeper,” was said to have raped his victims before shooting or strangling them and dumping their bodies. 206 more words

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Jury Finds Lonnie Franklin Jr. Guilty in ‘Grim Sleeper’ Serial Murders

A Los Angeles jury has convicted a 63-year-old man in landmark, monthslong trial in which he was accused of being the “Grim Sleeper,” a serial killer who prosecutors said raped his female victims before shooting or strangling them and dumping their bodies in South L.A. 1,216 more words

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