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East Area Rapist

New Evidence In ’70s East Area Rapist Case Could Lead To Possible Suspect Arrest

A decade’s old DNA match now links the man known as the “East Area Rapist” to four murders near Santa Barbara.


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Public’s Help Sought To ID Calif. Serial Killer

Detectives want to know who worked on a Santa Barbara County strip mall construction project in 1979 as they seek to identify a serial killer suspected of murders and rapes in California more than 30 years ago, the sheriff’s department said Saturday.