Alleged 'Grim Sleeper' Serial Killer Charged with 10 Murders
Following a lengthy police investigation and killings that spanned more than 20 years, Lonnie David Franklin Jr. was charged today with 10 murders by the District Attorney's office. The 57-year-old so-called Grim Sleeper serial killer was arrested this morning at his home in Manchester Square, a neighborhood in South L.A.
From 1985 to 2007, 11 murders were connected through DNA. The prospect of a serial killer wandering the streets of Los Angeles were not known tot he public until the LA Weekly broke the story in 2008, detailing the saga the police had embarked on.