By 1977, there were 22 rapes and sexual assaults in the suburbs along the American River. The man police dubbed the East Area Rapist was brazenly attacking entire families.
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With no more than a mask and gloves, he confounded detectives struggling to turn up identifying evidence - forensic science had yet to reveal the DNA fingerprints left in semen and blood. https://lat.ms/2XJwGk2
After Kris MacFarland was attacked, her family drove home from the hospital in silence. A wall of isolation rose up around her, separating her from God, her family and her pain. https://lat.ms/2XJwGk2
Her father changed their phone number. He changed their address. But he never talked about the rape. She didn’t either for 42 years. https://lat.ms/2XJwGk2
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