Docuseries I'll Be Gone In The Dark on one woman's obsessive search for a serial killer

True-crime writer Michelle McNamara's work is the subject of documentary I'll Be Gone In The Dark. PHOTO: HBO
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LOS ANGELES - A violent predator terrorised California in the 1970s and 1980s, when he broke into more than 120 homes, raped nearly 50 women and murdered at least 12 people.

And he might never have been caught if not for the work of a dogged true-crime writer, Michelle McNamara, who became obsessed with this decades-old cold case in the early 2000s.

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