Ramirez starts his spree of killing (12 dead, more sexually assaulted) which was
to terrorize the city of Los Angeles for most of the summer. On this day he killed
his first two victims.
would dress in all black clothing and wear an AC/DC cap, cruising the freeways
looking for his victims. He would play the AC/DC album 'Highway to Hell' in the
car, his favorite track reportedly being "Night Prowler."
his first attack, he followed his victim home, walked up to her in her driveway
and shot her in the face. Luckily the bullet was deflected by the keys she held
in the hands which she lifted to protect herself. She played dead, but when Ramirez
entered her home he found another woman whom he killed. He then went on to kill
another woman that night.
left two clues, the AC/DC hat and a size 11 and a half Avia sneaker. This evidence
was later to trap him when he moved his murderous activity to San Francisco.
Ramirez had a pattern to his attacks. He would break into the house, shoot the
man and then tie up the woman before raping her. He would make his female victims
swear allegiance to Satan. He also carved pentagrams on the walls...