Dating game contestant a serial killer
Since her body hadn't yet been found, he was let go.
He was also questioned as a convicted sex offender in connection with the Hillside Strangler investigation.
In 1978, in spite of his criminal record, Alcala was admitted as "Bachelor No. The host introduced him as a successful professional photographer.
Though Alcala won the contest, the female contestant wouldn't go on a date with him because she thought he was "creepy".
Anyone with information can call 1-800-873-TIPS (8477).
By the time they arrived, Alcala had struck Shapiro with a steel rod and raped her.Tampa police released surveillance video of someone they believe may be integral to solving Mitchell’s murder.The person, who was walking alone near the area at the time of the murder, was wearing long pants, a long jacket and a hood, police said.Police have warned the community to be aware of their surroundings and travel in groups.
"If you're walking alone, you're either a suspect or a potential victim, and that's what they need to remember in this neighborhood," Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan said.Watch: Manhunt Underway For Ex-LAPD Officer Suspected of Shooting Rampage Police have asked that anyone with any other information about the crimes to come forward.