Episode 205: The Trailside Killer, Part 2

05.17.2021 - By Once Upon A Crime | True Crime

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In Part 2 of this 3-part mini-series, I’ll continue the story about a random series of attacks that took place on hiking trails in northern California beginning in 1979, soon after David Carpenter was released from prison for an earlier violent crime spree. After three women were found murdered on Mount Tamalpais, investigators began to suspect that a serial killer was on the loose and targeting local hikers. This is the case of “The Trailside Killer”. Resources:The Sleeping Lady: The Trailside Murders Above the Golden Gate by Robert Graysmith, Penguin Books, (1990)People v. Carpenter, Supreme Court of California, Nov 29, 1999. “The Frightening Case of the Trailside Killer”, Strange Outdoors, November 27, 2020. Links:Website: www.truecrimepodcast.comPatreon: www.patreon.com/onceuponacrimeCrime Con UK: www.crimecon.co.uk - Use my promo code ONCEUPON21 for 10% off your registration Sponsors: Acorn TV - Try Acorn TV free for 30 days by going to www.acorn.tv and using my promo code “once” (use all lower case letters for discount code). Hooked on Phonics - To get your first month of Hooked On Phonics for just $1 go to www.hookedonphonics.com/once.

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