„Big deal. Death always went with the territory. See you in Disneyland.“

Statement to reporters after his death sentences, taken from The Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jun/07/richard-ramirez-night-stalker-dies

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American serial killer 1960 - 2013

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