Nation: Death Trail

Stalking California hikers

The day after Thanksgiving, three women from the Sierra Club were hiking through the peaceful fir woodlands of beautiful Point Reyes National Seashore, 30 miles northwest of San Francisco. They got separated, and Diana O'Connell, 22, never met her two friends at the end of the trail. A search party found O'Connell and another hiker, Shauna May, 23, in a wooded area, both shot through the head, their nude bodies criss-crossed on the ground. About a mile away from that slaying, two fully clothed but decomposed bodies were also found. Shot...