Visalia Ransacker

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The Visalia Ransacker was a burglar who operated in the central California city of Visalia from 1974 to 1976. Aside from around 100 burglaries, the VR  may also be connected to at least one murder, when he shot a college porfessor who was trying to prevent the kidsnapping of his daughter, and one attempted murder when he shot at a police officer. The crimes are unsolved.  Details can be found in the master timeline.

   McGowan Crime Scene

   Snelling Murder

   Laurel Home

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