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A True Account of Murder: An Interview with Catherine Pelonero

A True Account of Murder: An Interview with Catherine Pelonero

The bestselling true crime author discusses the disturbing crimes of .22 Caliber Killer Joseph Christopher. Catherine Pelonero is no stranger to true crime. In addition to writing the New York Times bestseller, Kitty Genovese: A True Account of a Public Murder and its Private Consequences, she has...

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The night the .22-Caliber Killer was born

The night the .22-Caliber Killer was born

In the 1980s, a white serial killer terrorized New York, targeting black men MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1980 The gunshots were so loud, one of the witnesses said later, and so fast, the four cracking pops coming rapidly one after the other, it sounded as if someone were setting off firecrackers on her...

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A new look at the .22-Caliber Killer

A new look at the .22-Caliber Killer

He heard orders to kill, and, as a soldier, he always followed orders. During a late-1980 killing rampage from one end of New York State to the other, he killed at least 10 black and Hispanic males, and wounded four others. The attacks started and ended in Western New York, creating a climate of...

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