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Local killer in Cali hot seat

Post by News Tribune Staff on April 30, 2008 at 1:25 pm |
April 30, 2008 1:25 pm

Local killer Joseph Nissensohn has arrived in California and is facing charges there in connection with three slayings from the 1980s.

The Monterey Herald has a story on his continuing saga today (along with a photograph by our own Peter Haley).

El Dorado County prosecutors intend to charge a suspected serial killer with the 1981 slayings of two Monterey County teenagers, local prosecutors said Tuesday.

Joseph Nissensohn, 57, is already charged with killing 15-year-old Kathy Graves, who disappeared from her South Lake Tahoe home in 1989. Prosecutors there plan to add charges that Nissensohn murdered Tanya Jones, 14, and Tammy Lynn Jarschke, 13, on Chews Ridge in Carmel Valley in June 1981.

Read the rest of the story here.

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