Dating game contestant serial killer
Marianne Connelly to reporters: It was a poor exchange of my daughter's life, but maybe it will save someone else's by him being gone. The jury had been improperly told about Alcala's prior sex crimes, including the attack on Tali. The Samsoe family was steadfast in the face of a second trial for the murder of Robin. Marianne Connelly | Robin Samsoe's mother [in tears]: He killed my child, child.Six years after the first verdict, a clean-cut Rodney Alcala was convicted a second time. Alcala had been on San Quentin's death row since 1980.And there was a fingerprint developed from the outside of that envelope, which was unmatched for many years.And finally, through the FBIs database, there was a match.
Marianne Connelly: I said, "Let's go see her." He said, "We can't do that." I said, "That's my baby, of course, I'm going to see her. " He said, "Because it took us three days to identify her." I said, "What's wrong with you people?They say, "A check at this address failed to reveal any contact with Christine Ruth Thornton." …the Social Security Administration -- I contacted them asking if there was any employment record and there never had been an employment record.Martha Bashford: There was bite mark evidence where he had bitten her breast.Steve Braccini | Former cold case detective, NYPD: It's his dental impression – is the one that's on her body.