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The dating game goes wireless

Am I chasing somebody who doesn’t want to be with me?

Tali Shapiro was raped and beaten with a steel bar, but because her parents refused to let her testify at Alcala's trial, he was paroled in 1974 after spending 34 months in jail on a lesser charge of child molestation. Alcala enjoyed photographing his victims – mostly attractive young women – after murdering them and putting their corpses in distorted, grotesque poses.

But now donning a sharp, brown suit and butterfly collar, Alcala had other things on his mind: Winning the affection of bachelorette Cheryl Bradshaw.

, a man with a near-genius IQ, whose charm and smooth talking ability landed him an appearance on the television show "The Dating Game" in 1978 – and, subsequently, a place in history as one of America's most prolific serial killers.