ABC7 Presents: Chasing the Golden State Killer | Part III

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Solving the case of the "Golden State Killer," also known as the "East Area Rapist," became an obsession for some and a passion for others.

True crime author Michelle McNamara's book "I'll Be Gone in the Dark" inspired a whole slew of arm-chair detectives. Here's more on local sleuths who used their time and energy to research the killer's crimes.

FULL VIDEO: Watch Parts 1, 2, and 3 of "ABC7 Presents: Chasing the Golden State Killer."

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