Analysis: The Infamous Mystery Of The Zodiac Killer

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The Infamous Mystery of the Zodiac Killer “I am not sick. I am insane.” This bone chilling statement was spoken by the famous Zodiac. The Zodiac was a murderer from the late 1960s to early 1970s who was known for messing with the cops. There have been many theories as to who he was, the actual identity remains a mystery to this day. Ross Sulivan and Earl Best are two suspects surrounding the mystery behind the Zodiac Killer. Whenever the Zodiac Killer arose, everyone was eager to know who he was and where he went. Obviously, the murderer started out by killing someone. Cheri Jo Bates, a freshman in college, was found murdered without any evidence as to who did it. After the body was examined by the police, the station got a letter talking about a bunch of killings the sender did, one confirming Cheri Bates’ death (Olsen 3). This shows that the sender was very confident that he would not be caught any time soon, as he was perfectly fine with the police knowing that as well. Shortly after, two teenagers were killed, police investigation led to no motive or suspect. About a year later, the Zodiac shot two more teenagers, after which he called the cops mumbling, “I want to report a double murder. If you will go one mile east on…show more content…
People believed Ross Sulivan was the Zodiac due to his suspicious behavior and dress attire, also where he lived. Other people believe Earl Best was the true Zodiac because of his child’s book and his scar that is just too much like the Zodiac’s for it to be a mere coincidence. People have been studying the Zodiac for years trying to figure out who he really was but alas, no one has ever truly been proven guilty. Even though the Zodiac killer has never been caught for his 5 murders, in the grand scheme of things this is a miniscule amount, for according to 62% of homicides and murders go

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