(Los Angeles Times) – Richard Ramirez, the “Night Stalker” serial killer convicted of killing 13 people, died of natural causes at 9:10 a.m. Friday at a Bay Area hospital, corrections officials confirmed.
A Los Angeles jury convicted Ramirez in the 13 killings that terrorized Southern California in the mid-1980s. He was sentenced to death and had been serving time on death row in San Quentin since 1989.
Ramirez went on a months-long rampage of sexual assault and murder that generated widespread fear throughout Southern California.
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