Friday, January 6, 2012

Serial Killer Alert Warning for Orange County Homeless

Police in California are warning the homeless to be on alert amid fears they are the target of a serial killer responsible for three murders in two weeks.

Charities are handing out torches and whistles to people living on the streets in Orange County, south of Los Angeles, to help them protect themselves.

Police have set up a task force to find the attacker and they say they can find no connection between the three victims other than that them being homeless.

James McGillivray, 53, Lloyd Middaugh, 42, and 57-year-old Paulus Cornelius Smit were all found stabbed to death.

The killings have spread fear throughout the county’s homeless com

Darryl Bossier, one of the dozens who sleep rough outside the county government headquarters in the city of Santa Ana, said: "You take a deep breath, but what are you going to do? Watch out for the people who are there.

"I'm a watchdog. I don't want them to get anybody else. Who wants to wake up next to somebody dead?" Read More