CA CA - Juan V. Corona Convicted in 1971 of 25 Counts of Murder

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    fran Former Member

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  3. fran

    fran Former Member

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    Here's a little background on this guy. I recall when this story broke, here in California.

    Horrifying,
    fran


    Juan Corona - The Machete Murderer

    Juan Corona was a labor contractor who hired migrant workers for produce fields in California. In a murder spree lasting six weeks, he raped and murdered 25 men and buried their machete-hacked bodies in the orchards owned by local farmers.

    full article at link ......................... http://crime.about.com/od/serial/p/corona.htm
     
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    The Corona case is the first serial killer-related story where I can remember live "breaking news!" features being used to interrupt scheduled evening programming nationally, as more bodies were discovered.
     
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    I remember this one on the news when I was a kid then a few years later the Houston Mass Murders then Gacy at the end of the decade.
     
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