Nation: L.A. Strangler

Police are still stymied

In life the ten victims were very different from each other. They ranged in age from twelve to 28. One was black. Two were Chicanos. Three were thought to be prostitutes who hustled along Hollywood and Sunset boulevards. Four were drifters. Two were coeds. One was a waitress who, according to friends, was "very cautious" about strangers. Their deaths, however, were frighteningly similar. Between Oct. 18 and Nov. 29, all ten were found sexually molested, strangled and flung down desolate ravines or roadside gullies in or near northeastern Los...

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