December 9, 2021
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The independent group claims to have solved the mystery of the Zodiac Killer

While US security agencies continue to try to solve a mystery Zodiac killer 50 years after crimesAn independent group of investigators, Wednesday (6), said they have discovered the identity of the serial killer.

Case Breakers’ team of 40 former law enforcement investigators said they identified the man they believe is the Zodiac Killer using new physical and forensic evidence and eyewitness information, according to a press release.

Case Breakers reports that the group obtained court testimony and photos from the man’s old camera. They named the man in the statement, saying they believe he died in 2018.

tries to CNN Contact with family members of the said individual was unsuccessful.

California murders

The Zodiac Killer is believed to be responsible for at least five murders in Northern California between 1968 and 1969.

In response to the new findings announced, the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) has confirmed that CNN That investigation is still open.

“We cannot speak about potential suspects as this is an open investigation,” the San Francisco Police Department said in a statement.

The FBI, which supported local authorities in the investigation, also failed to acknowledge the allegations.

“The case is still open. We don’t have any new information to share at this time,” the FBI said in a statement. CNN.

More deaths

The Case Breakers also said in the statement that the man was also responsible for the 1966 murder of Sherry Joe Betts in Riverside County, California.

Although the Riverside Police Department has not commented on the man who has been identified by Case Breakers, the department’s public information officer Ryan Rilzback said the Zodiac Killer is definitely not the person responsible for Bates’ death.

The only link between Bates’ murder and Zodiac Keeler’s death, Relsbach said, is a handwritten letter claiming responsibility.

The Zodiac Killer, who was never arrested, gained notoriety by writing letters to police and local media bragging about the murders until 1974. Claiming to have killed as many as 37 people, he also wrote coded letters and included pieces of bloody clothing for her to wear. . As evidence of actions.

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