Green River Star -

By David Martin

Charges filed in 1977 murder

Links to Dating Game Killer found


A murder investigation dating back to 1982 has finally resulted in criminal charges filed after Sweetwater County investigators found evidence linking a serial killer from California to the crime.

Tuesday, the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office announced charges were filed against Rodney James Alcala, a 73-year-old man, who became known as the Dating Game Killer after a 1978 appearance on the popular television game show. Alcala is currently on death row in California for five murders he committed in the state between 1977 and 1979.

He received an additional sentence of 25 years to life...

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