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Reward Poster Released for 'Grim Sleeper' Serial Killer

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In order to garner the public's attention, the LAPD released a poster today showing the twelve victims' faces of the serial killer dubbed the "Grim Sleeper." The man has eluded police for over 20 years, making him the "most enduring serial killer in California history and the longest-operating serial killer west of the Mississippi," as the LA Weekly put it in their story that broke this case open to the public.

"He's a maniac and a broken person," responded Detective Charlie Buck, one of the six detectives assigned to the case, to a reporter at a press conference this afternoon at the Parker Center in downtown. Last week, a reward of up to $500,000 was announced, which the police say is the largest monetary amount ever offered. (Story continued below photo gallery)