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"Dating Game" killer sentenced for 1970s murders

Convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala is pictured in Manhattan Supreme Court in New York, January 7, 2013. REUTERS/David Handschuh/Pool

Convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala is pictured in Manhattan Supreme Court in New York, January 7, 2013. REUTERS/David Handschuh/Pool

Convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala is pictured in Manhattan Supreme Court in New York, January 7, 2013. REUTERS/David Handschuh/Pool
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Convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala is pictured in Manhattan Supreme Court in New York, January 7, 2013. REUTERS/David Handschuh/Pool

Convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala is pictured in Manhattan Supreme Court in New York, January 7, 2013. REUTERS/David Handschuh/Pool

Convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala is pictured in Manhattan Supreme Court in New York, January 7, 2013. REUTERS/David Handschuh/Pool
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Convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala is pictured in Manhattan Supreme Court in New York, January 7, 2013. REUTERS/David Handschuh/Pool

Convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala is pictured in Manhattan Supreme Court in New York, January 7, 2013. REUTERS/David Handschuh/Pool

Convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala is pictured in Manhattan Supreme Court in New York, January 7, 2013. REUTERS/David Handschuh/Pool
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Convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala is pictured in Manhattan Supreme Court in New York, January 7, 2013. REUTERS/David Handschuh/Pool

Convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala is pictured in Manhattan Supreme Court in New York, January 7, 2013. REUTERS/David Handschuh/Pool

Convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala is pictured in Manhattan Supreme Court in New York, January 7, 2013. REUTERS/David Handschuh/Pool
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Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance (C) speaks during a news conference regarding the sentencing of convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala in the murder of Cornelia Crilley and Ellen Hover, as friends and family stand by, in New York January 7, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW)

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance (C) speaks during a news conference regarding the sentencing of convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala in the murder of Cornelia Crilley and Ellen Hover, as friends and family stand by, in New York...more

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance (C) speaks during a news conference regarding the sentencing of convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala in the murder of Cornelia Crilley and Ellen Hover, as friends and family stand by, in New York January 7, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW)
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Photographs of Cornelia Crilley (L) and Ellen Hover are seen before a news conference with Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance regarding the sentencing of convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala in New York January 7, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Photographs of Cornelia Crilley (L) and Ellen Hover are seen before a news conference with Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance regarding the sentencing of convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala in New York January 7, 2013....more

Photographs of Cornelia Crilley (L) and Ellen Hover are seen before a news conference with Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance regarding the sentencing of convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala in New York January 7, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A woman wears a sticker honoring Cornelia Crilley before a news conference with Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance regarding the sentencing of convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala in the murder of Crilley and Ellen Hover in New York January 7, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A woman wears a sticker honoring Cornelia Crilley before a news conference with Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance regarding the sentencing of convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala in the murder of Crilley and Ellen Hover in New York...more

A woman wears a sticker honoring Cornelia Crilley before a news conference with Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance regarding the sentencing of convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala in the murder of Crilley and Ellen Hover in New York January 7, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Tearful family members react at the Manhattan Supreme Court in New York, January 7, 2013 after convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala was sentenced to at least 25 years in prison on Monday for murdering two New York women in the 1970s. REUTERS/David Handschuh/Pool (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW)

Tearful family members react at the Manhattan Supreme Court in New York, January 7, 2013 after convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala was sentenced to at least 25 years in prison on Monday for murdering two New York women in the 1970s....more

Tearful family members react at the Manhattan Supreme Court in New York, January 7, 2013 after convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala was sentenced to at least 25 years in prison on Monday for murdering two New York women in the 1970s. REUTERS/David Handschuh/Pool (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW)
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Tearful family members react at the Manhattan Supreme Court in New York, January 7, 2013 after convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala was sentenced to at least 25 years in prison on Monday for murdering two New York women in the 1970s. REUTERS/David Handschuh/Pool (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW)

Tearful family members react at the Manhattan Supreme Court in New York, January 7, 2013 after convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala was sentenced to at least 25 years in prison on Monday for murdering two New York women in the 1970s....more

Tearful family members react at the Manhattan Supreme Court in New York, January 7, 2013 after convicted California serial killer Rodney Alcala was sentenced to at least 25 years in prison on Monday for murdering two New York women in the 1970s. REUTERS/David Handschuh/Pool (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW)
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