Police Release 125 photos taken by the “dating game killer” Rodeney Alcala.He has been called the “dating game killer” because he appeared on the show in the late 70′s.Rodney James Alcala (born Rodrigo Jacques Alcala Buquor; August 23, 1943) is a convicted rapist and serial killer.He was sentenced to death in California in 2010 for five murders committed in that state between 19.Combining the two in an online dating scenario can complicate the delicate dance even further.Maybe Boy and Girl meet—or maybe they don’t, and if they do, do Boy and Girl live up to their profiles and live happily ever after?Alcala used his photography as a ruse to get close to his victims." Authorities already believe that Alcala may be responsible for deaths in New York, Schroeder said.After serving a 34-month sentence, he was released.
Steven Mack, a former detective who worked on the 2010 case against Alcala, believes “it’s highly likely” that some of the women in these photographs have been murdered by Alcala.
He earned his nickname because he appeared on The Dating Game show in 1978 and actually won a date.
He was an “extraordinary genius” with an IQ of 160.
NAME: Rodney Alcala ALSO KNOWN AS: The Dating Game Killer* BORN: August 23, 1943 (age 73), San Antonio, TX BODY COUNT: 5 – 130 METHOD OF MADNESS: Murder, rape, kidnapping, beating.
APPREHENDED: July 24, 1979, Monterey Park, CA INCARCERATION: Presently on death row at San Quentin State Prison, CA *Rodney is sometime referred to as “Dating Game Killer” because of a 1978 appearance on the American television show The Dating Game.