Dating game contestant killed
He was always looking down and not making eye contact.” Had the popular dating show performed background checks on their bachelors, they would have discovered that this “kind of good-looking but kind of creepy” guy had already spent three years in prison for raping and beating an eight-year-old girl (he’d done the same to a 13-year-old too), which landed him on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives List.
But sometimes a background check can’t even uncover the whole story.
He offered her a date she’d never forget, but Bradshaw got the feeling that her handsome potential suitor was a little off. I didn’t want to see him again.” Another one of the episode’s bachelors, actor Jed Mills, recalled to LA Weekly that “Rodney was kind of quiet.
“I started to feel ill,” Bradshaw told the Sydney Telegraph in 2012. I remember him because I told my brother about this one guy who was kind of good-looking but kind of creepy.
(CNN) -- Before he was a convicted serial killer, Rodney Alcala was a winning bachelor on "The Dating Game." "Oh yeah, I remember it quite clearly," said Jed Mills, the game-show contestant who sat next to Alcala in 1978. Definitely creepy." Found guilty in February of murdering four women and a child, Alcala, 66, is acting as his own attorney in the penalty phase of the trial.
"She was accidentally killed when I swung the ax."This time he served a six-year term before he was freed in another amnesty.
At this point, the host of the program asked Calinak to leave, but he kept insisting he was a victim of "destiny.""Bad luck always found me," he said.
He is hoping to persuade the jury in Santa Ana, California, to spare his life.
The crimes Alcala committed date to the late 1970s.