This Jan. 11, 2010 file photo shows Rodney Alcala, a former death
row inmate who was
of the 1979 killing of a 12-year-old Huntington Beach girl, sitting
Orange County Superior
Court in Santa Ana, Calif.
(AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
Serial Killer Rodney Alcala received multiple guilty verdicts for
brutally raping torture
several women in the late 1970's and early 1980's. February 25,
The penalty phase of the People vs. Alcala trial begins at a
Santa Ana, CA courtroom.
March 2, 2010.
Rodney Alcala, right, enters the courtroom before the start of
in the death penalty trial, March 3, 2010
Serial killer Rodney Alcala talks with his
investigator, Alfredo Rasch, in court in Santa Ana
on March 30,
before being sentenced to death. In February, Alcala was found
guilty of kidnapping and murdering
12-year-old Robin Samsoe of Huntington Beach,
plus the murder of
four women in Los Angeles County
(Michael Goulding/AP file)
Serial killer Rodney Alcala
listens as he is sentenced to death by Judge Francisco Briseno
in a Santa Ana courtroom.
(Credit: Michael Goulding / Pool photo)