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NorCal Rapist Roy Waller sentenced to 897 years

NorCal Rapist Roy Waller sentenced to 897 years
The notorious “NorCal Rapist” Roy Waller was sentenced to nearly a millennium in prison Friday for raping nine women during a reign of terror lasting at least 1991 to 2006 in California.

xml:space="preserve"> xml:space="preserve"> Notorious “NorCal Rapist” Roy Waller was sentenced to nearly a millennium in prison Friday for raping nine women during a reign of terror lasting at least 1991 to 2006 in California.“There is something that will never go away, but he’s going away,” victim Theresa Lane told KPIX 5 after the sentencing Friday.Authorities finally uncovered his identity after uploading his DNA to the genetic genealogy website GEDmatch, the same website used to catch “Golden State Killer” Joseph DeAngelo.Waller, 60, sat motionless as a judge in Sacramento handed down two sentences to be served consecutively — 459 years followed by 438 years to life, NBC affiliate KCRA reported.

Investigators matched his DNA to a relative who appeared on the site, and they painstakingly built a family tree and narrowed their search to Waller based on the physical description of the suspect and proximity to victims.Roy Charles Waller stands in Sacramento Superior Court on Nov.

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