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  • 1. Zodiac Date: Jul 16, 2011Presentor: Kaven Chang

2. Who/What is Rodiac? Zodiac literally: A band around the sky about 18wide, centered on the ecliptic, in which theSun, Moon, and planets move.The band is divided into 12 signs of thezodiac, each 30 long, that were named by theancient Greeks after the constellations thatused to occupy these positions 3. Beginning--- Lake Herman Road attack High school students Betty LouJensen & David Faraday onDecember 20, 1968, on LakeHerman Road, just inside Benicia citylimits. At 11:00 pmDied! 4. Betty Lou Jensen & David Faraday 5. BLUE ROCK SPRINGS PARK - Vallejo, California Flashlight into Mageaus and Ferrins eyesbefore shooting at them, firing five times.Both victims were hit, several bullets passingthrough Mageau and into Ferrin. The killer walked away from the car but uponhearing Mageaus moaning, returned and shoteach victim twice more before driving off. At around 12:00 pm Died on the spot! 6. Darlene Ferrin and Michael Mageau 7. Riddle, Code, or just nonsense? On August 1, 1969, three letters prepared by the killer werereceived at the Vallejo Times-Herald, the San Francisco Chronicle,and theSan Francisco Examiner. One-third of a 408-symbol cryptogram which the killer claimedcontained his identity. The killer demanded they be printed on each papers front page orhe would "cruse around all weekend killing lone people in the nightthen move on to kill again, until I end up with a dozen people overthe weekend." 8. Lake Berryessa attack Bryan Hartnell and Cecelia Shepard were picnicking at LakeBerryessa on a small island connected by a sand spit to TwinOak Ridge. A man approached them wearing a black executioners-typehood with clip-on sunglasses over the eye-holes and a bib-like device on his chest that had a white 3"x3" cross-circlesymbol on it. 9. Lake Berryessa attack Cecelia Shepard was conscious when Collins arrived, providinghim with a detailed description of the attacker. Shepard lapsed into a coma during transport to the hospitaland died two days later Hartnell survived to recount his tale to the press. Napa County Sheriff Detective Ken Narlow, who was assignedto the case from the outset, worked on solving the crime untilhis retirement from the department in 1987. One die, another survive 10. Paul Stine Twenty-nine year old Paul Stine was a husband, student andcabdriver until he picked up the Zodiac on the night ofOctober 11, 1969. The San Francisco Chronicle received a letter that began witha familiar introduction. "This is the Zodiac speaking. I am themurderer of the taxi driver over by Washington & Maple St.last night. To prove this here is a blood stained piece of hisshirt." 11. More Letters On October 14, 1969, the Chronicle received anotherletter from the Zodiac, this time containing a swatchof Paul Stines shirt tail as proof he was the killer; It also included a threat about killing schoolchildrenon a school bus. To do this, Zodiac wrote, "just shootout the front tire & then pick off the kiddies as theycome bouncing out." 12. More Letters On November 8, 1969, the Zodiac mailed acard with another cryptogram consisting of340 characters. The 340-character cipher has never beendecoded. Numerous possible "solutions" havebeen suggested, but none can be claimed asdefinitive. 13. More Letters On November 9, 1969, the Zodiac mailed a 7-Pages letter in which he claimed that twopolicemen stopped and actually spoke withhim three minutes after he shot Stine. Excerpts from the letter were published inthe Chronicle on November 12 14. Modesto attack1. Was gutted and torched!!!!!2. Died On the night of March22, 1970 15. A sketch of the Zodiac Killer based on witness testimonies 16. Prime Suspect---Arthur Leigh Allen Arthur Leigh Allen was the only suspect in the Zodiac murdersto be served search warrants by police.He was never chargedwith any Zodiac-related crime and his fingerprints did notmatch those left by the killer of taxi cab driver Paul Stine. In 1991, 22 years after the shootings, survivor MichaelMageau identified Allen as the man who shot him, from aphoto lineup of 1968 drivers licenses. Mageau stated he had never been shown a photo line upprior to that appointment in 1991.Allen, who sufferedfrom diabetes, died on August 26, 1992 from kidney failure. 17. Confirmed victims David Arthur Faraday, 17, and Betty LouJensen, 16 on December 20, 1968 Michael Mageau Renault, 19, and DarleneElizabeth Ferrin, 22 on July 4, 1969 Bryan Calvin Hartnell, 20, and Cecelia AnnShepard, 22 on September 27, Paul Lee Stine, 29: shot and killed on October11, 1969 18. Suspected victims Robert Domingos, 18, and Linda Edwards, 17:shot and killed on June 4, 1963 Cheri Jo Bates, 18 on October 30, 1966, Donna Lass, 25 on September 6, 1970, 19. 20. References 1. Up-to-date Investigation: 2. Blogs: 3. Books / Films: Ref to me 21. Just Beginning


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