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The Night Stalker strikes three times in one night. Two dead

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Richard Ramirez was raised on horror stories of Vietnam War crimes by his cousin and, twinning these with an interest in weapons and Satanism, his killing spree saw him making those a reality on Californian citizens.

This night was only his second night of murder but his escalating number of victims showed how quickly his blood lust was increasing. Angela Barrios escaped but her flatmate wasn’t so lucky.

He then killed Tsai Lian Yu earning him his first press nickname, the “Valley Intruder”...