Police in California have reportedly made an arrest in the infamous "Golden State Killer" case. The golden state killer was tied to 12 murders, 45 rapes, and 120 burglaries in California over the 1970s and 1980s.
According to the Sacramento Bee, the suspect had been living in the Sacramento area and has been arrested on two murder counts.
Jane Carson-Sandler, the rapists fifth victim in October 1976, told The Island Packet that detectives emailed her on Wednesday to let her know they have made an arrest. "I just found out this morning," Carson-Sandler said. "I'm overwhelmed with joy. I've been crying, sobbing."
"The Golden State Killer" was also referred to as the "East Area Rapist" and "Original Night Stalker" over the years. He is believed to have committed rapes and murders from 1976 to 1986, targeting young girls and women aged anywhere from 12-41.