August 10, 1985: Debra Jackson
A 29-year-old cocktail waitress
who went to take a bus home after visiting her friend.
Her body was
found three days later with three gunshot wounds to the chest.
August 12, 1986: Henrietta Wright
The 35-year-old was found
dead in an alley near West Vernon Avenue.
She was shot twice and
wrapped in a blanket and covered in a mattress.
January 10, 1987: Barbara Ware
The 23-year-old had been shot
once in the chest and her body
had been dumped under a pile of
April 15, 1987: Bernita Sparks
26-year-old went out to the
shops but never returned. Her body was found in a bin,
rubbish. She had been shot, strangled and beaten.
October 31, 1987: Mary Lowe
26-year-old left home to go to a
party, but never returned.
Her body was found in an alley of Western
January 30, 1988: Lachrica Jefferson
Officers found the
22-year-old's body with a napkin over the face with the word 'AIDS'
written on it.
September 11, 1988: Alicia Alexander
Another victim killed
while going to the shops. The 18-year-old's body
was also found in
an alley near Western Avenue.
December 21, 2001: Princess Berthomieux
The end of the 14-year
hiatus. DNA on the 14-year-old's body matched those of previous
July 11, 2003: Valerie McCorvey
The 35-year-old had been
strangled and sexually assaulted.
January 1, 2007: Janecia Peters
25-year-old was shot in the
back and her body was dumped in a rubbish bag.
Photographs found in the possession of Lonnie David Franklin, Jr.
aka The Grim Sleeper,
were shown during a news conference in 2010. Police released 180
photos of women to
the public, looking for other victims - 35 of those women remain
unidentified - some of
the women, most of whom, but not all, are black, appeared
unconscious or asleep in
the photos, some even appeared to be dead.