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Alcala Appeals Conviction for Murder of Girl

February 14, 2011 |  3:04 am




 
 
  Feb. 14, 1981, Alcala  

  July 26, 1979, Rodney James Alcala  


Feb. 14, 1981: Rodney James Alcala appeals his death sentence in the killing of Robin Samsoe, 12, of Huntington Beach. Alcala, a former typist in The Times composing room, was convicted of kidnapping Robin after approaching her and a friend and offering to take their picture.

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  Feb. 14, 1981, Rodney James Alcala  

  July 25, 1979, Rodney James Alcala  

July 25, 1979: Alcala is arrested.



  July 26, 1979, Rodney James Alcala  

July 26, 1979: Alcala is to be arraigned in Robin’s death.



  July 26, 1979, Rodney James Alcala  

  July 27, 1979, Rodney James Alcala  

July 27, 1979: Alcala pleads not guilty. Notice what happens when pasted-up type (Geothermal Plant) comes loose.


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