Christine Pelisek

People magazine

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Senior writer for People magazine; former crime reporter for the LA Weekly

Christine Pelisek on KCRW

In January 2006, Christine Pelisek was chatting up a source -- the LA Coroner -- to check on murders over the weekend.

Breaking the Grim Sleeper serial killer case in South LA

In January 2006, Christine Pelisek was chatting up a source -- the LA Coroner -- to check on murders over the weekend.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The trial in the so-called Grim Sleeper serial killings started downtown yesterday. The Grim Sleeper suspect is Lonnie Franklin, a former city garbage man.

Grim Sleeper Trial Begins

The trial in the so-called Grim Sleeper serial killings started downtown yesterday. The Grim Sleeper suspect is Lonnie Franklin, a former city garbage man.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The LA Police Department believes it's  broken the case  of a serial killer who murdered 11 women in south Los Angeles between 1985 and 2007.

New DNA Test Leads to Arrest in the 'Grim Sleeper' Case

The LA Police Department believes it's broken the case of a serial killer who murdered 11 women in south Los Angeles between 1985 and 2007.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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