He would become known by several different nicknames: the Visalia Ransacker, the East Area Rapist, the Original Night Stalker and, eventually, the Golden State Killer. To many he was a man in the window — a faceless figure peering into homes. However he was known, in the 70s and 80s this serial attacker had Californians in a state of fear.
As reported by the Los Angeles Times, authorities believed he was responsible for 12 killings, 45 rapes and more than 120 residential burglaries.” And yet he eluded the police.
From Wondery and the Los Angeles Times comes a new series that traces his path of devastation through his victims’ eyes. Hosted by Paige St. John, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter, Man In The Window tells the story of one man’s reign of terror and the furious attempts to bring him to justice.
The first two episodes are available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.