Rodney Alcala

Death sentence costs too much

The article about the Rodney Alcala trial was sickening, (Journal, Feb. 23). He was convicted in 1979 for killing 12-year-old Robin Samsoe. Now, many years later, he is being tri ...

Murder victim remembered

In response to the Feb. 23 article in the Journal regarding Rodney Alcala: I was a classmate of Robin Samsoe’s in the fifth grade, back in 1978. She was a beautiful blonde-hair ...