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'Dating Game Killer' dies of natural causes, prison officials say

2 monthes ago   |   By KCRA

A convicted serial killer known as the "Dating Game Killer" died early Saturday morning at a hospital near Corcoran State Prison in central California, prison officials said.
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'Dating Game Killer' Rodney James Alcala dies at 77 in prison

'Dating Game Killer' Rodney James Alcala dies at 77 in prison

2 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

Death-row inmate Rodney James Alcala, also known as the “Dating Game Killer,” died Saturday of natural causes, according to a press release from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. He was 77 years old.
Alcala, who earned his nickname due to a 1978 appearance on the television show “The Dating Game,” was sentenced to death in 1980 for the kidnapping and murder of Orange County 12-year-old Robin Samsoe a year earlier.
Though Alcala's sentence was reversed and reinstated multiple times on appeal, he was sentenced to death again in 2010 after his DNA was linked to...
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Rodney Alcala, Serial Killer Who Appeared on 'Dating Game,' Dies in Prison

Rodney Alcala, Serial Killer Who Appeared on 'Dating Game,' Dies in Prison

2 monthes ago   |   By Newsweek

Alcala, 77, was sentenced to death row for murdering several people, including 12-year-old Robin Samsoe in 1979.
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Imprisoned 'Dating Game Killer' Rodney Alcala dies while awaiting execution in California

2 monthes ago   |   By ABC

A prolific serial torture-slayer dubbed "The Dating Game Killer" died Saturday while awaiting execution in California, authorities said. Rodney James Alcala was 77.
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