A new police sketch of the San Francisco serial killer known as “The Doodler” (right). On the left is a sketch from 1975. Graphic: San Francisco Police Department

San Francisco police renew hunt for ‘The Doodler’, 1970s serial killer who sketched his gay victims, had sex, then stabbed them

  • Police announced a reward and released a new sketch of the killer, who stabbed at least five gay men to death in the mid-1970s
  • Survivors, including a diplomat and a famous entertainer, were said to have refused to testify, fearing they would be outed as gay
Topic |   Crime

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A new police sketch of the San Francisco serial killer known as “The Doodler” (right). On the left is a sketch from 1975. Graphic: San Francisco Police Department
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Bruce McArthur attends court in Toronto, where he pleaded guilty to the murders of eight men who had disappeared over several years, in a sketch made by a courtroom artist. Photo: John Mantha via Reuters

Toronto serial killer Bruce McArthur posed victims’ corpses with cigars in mouths for photos, prosecutor says

  • Bruce McArthur, who preyed on men from Toronto’s Gay Village, had numerous photos of his dead victims on his electronic devices, a sentencing hearing is told
  • McArthur has pleaded guilty to eight murders
Topic |   Canada

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Bruce McArthur attends court in Toronto, where he pleaded guilty to the murders of eight men who had disappeared over several years, in a sketch made by a courtroom artist. Photo: John Mantha via Reuters
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