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Zodiac Killer FAQ's

Postby Aud8us » Thu Sep 08, 2011 1:23 am

Zodiac Killer FAQ's (Work in Progress)

Has the case been solved?
To date, No.

I read somewhere where someone was saying they've solved the case - Is that true?
Over the years, there have been a multitude of different people claiming to have solved the case, and that their uncle/brother/step-father (insert friend or relative here) was the true Zodiac. To date, every one of these claims has turned out to be false and the case remains unsolved.

Was Arthur Leigh Allen the Zodiac Killer?
Arthur Leigh Allen was a suspect in the case who was cleared by law enforcement in 1972.

Is Larry Kane the Zodiac Killer?
As with a multitude of other suspects, there is no credible evidence that Larry Kane was the Zodiac Killer.

Is Ted Kaczynski the Zodiac Killer?
As with a multitude of other suspects, there is no credible evidence that Ted Kaczynski was the Zodiac Killer.

Did the Zodiac Killer really murder 37 or more people?
There are seven confirmed victims of the Zodiac Killer, two of whom survived their injuries and five others ( Faraday, Jensen, Ferrin, Shepard and Stine ) who did not survive. There are three know earlier victims of homicide who have the potential of being victims but in each case this remains unconfirmed ( Domingos, Edwards and Bates ). There is one missing person ( Lass ) who has the potential of being a victim but this also remains unconfirmed.

Was the Zodiac Killer a sexual sadist?
There has been speculation by certain authors that he was a "sexual sadist", but there is no evidence that he actually was.

What does "POI" stand for?
"Person of Interest"

How many codes/ciphers did Zodiac create, and which, if any, have confirmed solutions?
There are four known Zodiac ciphers, known as the Z408, the Z340, the "My Name is" cipher (Z13) and the "Mt. Diablo" cipher (Z32). Although there are many proposed solutions to all four, the only cipher with a confirmed solution is the Z408 cipher, solved by Donald and Bettye Harden in 1969. There are also numerous hoaxed ciphers.

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