Episode 25: Author Christine Pelisek: Grim Sleeper Murders, Los Angeles


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Welcome to "Mind Over Murder." In this episode, hosts Bill Thomas and Kristin Dilley interview Christine Pelisek, author of "The Grim Sleeper: The Lost Women of South Central." The book covers the Grim Sleeper Murders in Los Angeles, in which at least 12, and possibly many more women, were murdered by a man named Lonnie Franklin, Jr. This is part 3 of a series on the Grim Sleeper. Christine Pelisek is an award winning journalist who was a longtime reporter for L A Weekly before joining the staff of People Magazine.

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Book: Christine Pelisek “The Grim Sleeper: The Lost Women of South Central” Counterpoint Press, Berkeley, CA 2017


Pelisek, Christine: "Grim Sleeper Returns: He's Murdering Angelenos, as Cops Hunt his DNA," LA Weekly, August 28, 2008


CNN Special Coverage:


Silverman, Hollie: CNN:: Convicted Serial Killer Known as Grim Sleeper Founds Dead in his Prison Cell:

https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/30/us/grim-sleeper-dies-death-row/index.html March 30, 2020

Zuppello, Suzanne, Rolling Stone: “Grim Sleeper Serial Killer: Everything You Need to Know,” August 2016


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