1968 Hollywood 8-year-old Victim Testifies at Alcala Penalty Phase Hearing

“I’m sorry for my despicable behavior.”

                                                                                   Rodney Alcala

 (Above statement was reportedly made to victim, Tali Shapiro in today’s court hearing for raping and attempting to murder her when she was 8-years-old.)

Tali Shapiro, now age 48, testified before the jury today at the penalty phase hearing which will decide whether convicted serial-killer, Rodney Alcala will get life without possibility of parole, or death. 

The below photos show her being interviewed today by ABC News. The piece aired tonight on the 6:00pm news.  See full video clip here for full interview, and her response to Alcala’s “apology.”

Upper left photo- Tali Shapiro testifying today in court   Lower Left- Tali Shapiro circa 1968 as she appeared about the time of my Hollywood investigation and arrest of Alcala.  Upper Right- Five Southern California Alcala murder victims; Lower Right- Alcala in Orange County court.

 ABC News Video – Tali Shapiro Interview click here.

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