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Man to stand trial for 1973 cold-case murder at Stanford

Original post made on Feb 5, 2020

Accused serial killer John Arthur Getreu claims he didn't have contact with Leslie Marie Perlov, but his statements appeared to be contradicted during a court hearing on Tuesday by DNA evidence.

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Posted by Finally some Justice
a resident of Professorville
on Feb 5, 2020 at 3:46 pm

According to DNA evidence and the incredibly brave Diane Doe this monster appears to be guilty of raping, assaulting, and murdering so many young women. I hope they can finally hold him accountable so the victims can have some justice. I can't help but wonder how many other victims are out there. Please keep investigating- and share his DNA with all the countries he has lived in. These women and their families deserve it.


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Posted by Reader
a resident of another community
on Feb 5, 2020 at 9:54 pm

Textbook psychopath. Psychopaths do not change.


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Posted by Nick
a resident of another community
on Feb 6, 2020 at 12:11 pm

He should've in prison for life a long time ago. Better late than never.


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Posted by Wife
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Mar 27, 2020 at 7:43 am

I don't live in one of your neighborhoods but I would like to comment. My husband was stationed in Bad Kreuznach in 1963. He was told one night that he and another guy were to take an ambulance to a field and pick someone up. It was Margaret Williams, the 15 year old daughter of the Chaplain Robert Williams.
This has haunted him for over 50 years. He has talked about how hard this was for him. By coincidence, Margaret and her parents are buried at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield, Illinois. We live in Missouri. We went to Camp Butler a couple of years ago and found her grave to pay our respects. Our daughter and son-in-law now live in Springfield. Our daughter has been putting flowers on Margaret's grave. She knows how this affected her father. Our son-in-law, a 10 year Navy Veteran, is in the Patriot Guard and escorts funerals to the cemetery.


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