The East Area Rapist Original Night Stalker -- EARONS for short -- not a very memorable name.
One of the most prolific criminals California has ever seen, responsible for 50 rapes and 12 murders. Patton Oswalt: When she started looking at the devastation that this guy wrought.
And then it was, you know, she was just off to the races. But even as motherhood took center stage, Michelle hunted for cases and clues.
Billy Jensen: You hear East Area Rapist/Original Night Stalker, nobody knows what that is.
“He was the man in the bushes that we didn’t know who he was and we didn’t know when he was going to strike again.”Mc Namara was hot on his trail and was writing a book about him.“She was really tired.
She had been pretty much awake for about three days.
She was a beautiful writer,” true-crime journalist Billy Jensen says of Michelle Mc Namara. Mc Namara was obsessed with a prolific criminal who, for a decade, forged a path of destruction across the state of California -- committing 50 rapes and 12 murders before he vanished.
She dubbed the suspect “The Golden State Killer.”“He was the boogeyman,” says Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert.