Dating game kiler
In total, before and after his television appearance, the sadistic “Dating Game Killer” claimed that he killed between 50 and 100 people.There were already four bodies to his name when he popped up on national TV, smiling with perfect hair.
Backstage after the show, however, she saw the real Alcala. "He was kind of a creepy guy," Jed Mills, the bachelor next to Alcala, said in 2010.
Bradshaw was selected by the show because he was tall, handsome and charming. By the time of his 1979 arrest, Alcala had killed at least seven women, but authorities believe that the body count could be much higher.
Prosecutors said that Alcala was a cruel killer who toyed with his victims.
He was always looking down and not making eye contact.” Had the popular dating show performed background checks on their bachelors, they would have discovered that this “kind of good-looking but kind of creepy” guy had already spent three years in prison for raping and beating an eight-year-old girl (he’d done the same to a 13-year-old too), which landed him on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives List.
But sometimes a background check can’t even uncover the whole story.