Over the course of almost 9 years in the 1970s the Zodiac Killer
took the lives
of over 13 people, either stabbing or shooting them to death in or by their vehicles. All the targets were the same, couples
off rural roads.
Taunting cops the Zodiac Killer
in encrypted messages to the local papers, describing how his past victims had died, and who would come next if they
didn't post his message on the cover
of the newspaper the following
day. The only surviving witness described the zodiac killer
as a heavy
set man in a self fashioned hooded jacked that
covered his face, brandishing a crossed circle that
he always signed his letters with.
1978 the killings stopped, the Zodiac
's case was never solved.
Kill Count: 13
His menacing intro
cypher translates to:
"i like killing
people because it is so much fun. it is more
fun than killing
wild games in the forest because man is the most
dangerous animal of all to kill..."
He always start
his letters off with the following:
"this is the Zodiac speaking..."