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The now 53-year-old host of The Homicide Squad podcast was first launched to the case in 1994, when he was tapped as an investigator for the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Workplace. On the time, the perpetrator in these chilly case recordsdata was known as the East Space Rapist. Fortunately, attributable to a DNA breakthrough in 2001, it was found that the crimes dedicated by the Visalia Ransacker, the East Space Rapist, the Diamond Knot Killer and the Unique Evening Stalker had been truly accomplished by one man, later rebranded because the Golden State Killer.
Following years of accumulating DNA proof linked to those unsolved crimes, Holes obtained involved with genealogist Barbara Rae-Venter. And it was by this genealogist that a profitable genetic profile and household tree was used within the arrest of DeAngelo.