Interview: The Contributing Editor for the Book “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark” Regarding the Golden Gate Killer Arrest

Sacramento County Sheriffs deputies leave the Citrus Heights, Calif., home of Joseph James DeAngelo, Wednesday, April 25 2018, who was a arrested on suspicion in a string of violent crimes in the 1970's and 1980's. DeAngelo, 72, was taken into custody, Tuesday, and is believed to be responsible of committing at least 12 slayings and 45 rapes in California. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)


Lead Researcher and Contributing Editor for the book about the “Golden Gate Killer”, “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark”, Paul Haynes (written by the late Michelle McNamara), was kind enough to join the KSRO Morning Show during a very emotional and trying time. We thank him so very much for his time.

Paul talks about the timing of the book, how the sadness over the loss of Michelle was amplified by the capture of the killer, the timeline for the investigation that began with 5,000 possible suspects, the DNA testing technology that led to the arrest, and whether the suspect’s background as a former cop helped him in evading police: