Entering homes through unlocked doors and windows, the fiend, dubbed the Night Stalker, used a gun or knife to take out any guy he encountered during his raids.
He would rape the women and ransack the houses for valuables. And chillingly, Ramirez would leave pentagrams inspired by his Satanic beliefs carved into his victims' flesh or painted with blood on their walls.
At least 13 died, and more than two dozen were sexually assaulted and tortured during his reign of terror that unraveled after a victim survived a vicious attack and gave a description of the brute and his car.
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Due to legal challenges, the execution was never carried out. Ramirez sat on San Quentin's Death Row until he died from blood cancer on June 7, 2013, at age 53.
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