Dating game rodney alcala

12-Nov-2015 07:30 by 5 Comments

Dating game rodney alcala

The decision was handed down on Wednesday by the California Supreme Court. Andrew Cuomo signed off on Alcala's transfer to New York to face charges of intentional murder, felony murder and murder in the second degree in connection with the killing of two New York women in 1970s.

At the time, authorities initially suspected that the boyfriend of Crilley, then 23, was responsible.

Authorities now claim to have forensic evidence that links Alcala to the scene. In 1977, the body of the 23-year-old Hover was found on the Rockefeller estate in suburban Westchester County.

Investigators found a datebook inside Hover's apartment that showed she had an appointment with a "John Berger" on the day she was killed.

According to police, "John Berger" is an alias that Alcala has used before.

typesetter, amateur photographer and University of California, Los Angeles fine arts grad who reportedly has a near-genius IQ of 135.

In 1978, Alcala appeared in an episode of the ABC prime-time show "The Dating Game." On the show, Alcala beat out two other bachelors to win a date with "bachelorette" Cheryl Bradshaw.

The couple appeared to get along well on the program, but police said Bradshaw later decided against going on the date.Alcala's criminal past is believed to have begun in Hollywood, Calif., in 1968, when he abducted, raped and nearly beat to death with a steel pipe an 8-year-old girl.It took investigators nearly three years to track down Alcala in New Hampshire, where he was living under the assumed name of John Berger and working as a teen counselor. 12, 1971, Alcala was arrested and extradited to Los Angeles to face rape and attempted murder charges.Alcala was later convicted, but he did not stay behind bars long.He was released in 1974 after a state prison psychiatrist ruled that he was ready to be released.In 1974, just two months after he was paroled, Alcala was arrested after a 13-year-old girl told police that he had kidnapped her in Huntington Beach, Calif.