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'Grim Sleeper' Serial Killer's Sole Survivor Describes him as 'Geeky'

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LA Weekly's Christine Pelisek, who broke the story about LA's very own serial killer, the "Grim Sleeper," got an amazing exclusive with Enietra Margette (fake name), the one person who survived his attacks that left 11 people dead over a 20-plus year span. Margette tells how she was walking to a friends house in 1988 when a man in an orange Ford Pinto with a white racing stripe on the hood began talking to her.

From inside, the driver, a black man in his early 30s, asked her if she wanted a ride. He looked neat. Tidy. Kind of geeky. He wore a black polo shirt tucked into khaki trousers. She declined the offer. He kept asking her. She refused again, thinking, “I like chocolate milk, but he wasn’t my type.”