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The Night Stalker Is Dead

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Songbird, Jun 7, 2013.

  1. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Richard Ramirez terrorized the Southland and terrified 13-year-old me that summer because he'd pop up in random places night after night killing people. The Sunday morning L.A. news stations cut into whatever I was watching for the breaking news that he was captured was one of the happiest days of my life.

    He killed 13 people that we know of.


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  2. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Perhaps the only criminal who made me worried about my safety.
  3. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    I was scared every night that he'd show up in Long Beach, in my neighborhood, crawl thru my window and kill me.
  4. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    The guy who finally shanked him probably gets free cigarettes for life.
  5. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Or at least gets to pitch whenever he wants.
  6. BlackBerry

    BlackBerry New Member

    Always found Richard Ramirez to be a fascinating individual. Serial killers are my weird obsession. They're the most interesting people in the world, bar none.
  7. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Good. Just too bad it wasn't hooked up to a needle or standing in front of a firing squad.
  8. SixToe

    SixToe Well-Known Member

    I thought this was going to be about Darren McGavin.
  9. Iron_chet

    Iron_chet Well-Known Member

    Then you are a loser.

    ETA; I hope he had a painful death, maybe stomache cancer and was given crappy pain killers. With any kind of luck his days were filled with pain and misery and he was unable to find solace or joy in anything.
  10. gravehunter

    gravehunter Member

    He made me nervous because he was killing people in areas where my family lived. I was overseas in the military at the time.

    I was happy when he was caught. Grateful now that he's gone.
  11. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Same for myself and my siblings -- and we were 60 miles to the east.
  12. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    He scared the shit out of me back then ... and I lived in Wisconsin.
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