Golden State Killer agrees to plead guilty to decades-old slayings, rapes
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A former police officer known as the Golden State Killer pleaded guilty Monday to multiple murder and kidnapping charges and admitted to dozens of rapes in connection to a brutal crime spree that terrorized California in the 1970s and 80s. The admission came after 74-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo Jr. struck a deal with prosecutors to avoid the death penalty. His guilty plea will result in a life sentence, but prosecutors hope it would also bring some degree of closure to the numerous families...

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