ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 19, 1979
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(Studio) Hillside stranglings in Los Angeles last year recalled; prime suspect said confessing to 5 of the murders in Washington trial.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(Bellingham, WA) Kenneth Bianchi's surprise confession, during competency hearing for Bellingham, WA, murders, reported [BIANCHI - says he has to do all possible to make sure no one follows in his or his cousin, Angelo Buono's, footsteps.] Buono's alleged role in Los Angeles murders outlined; his arrest in Glendale, California, during Bianchi hearing in WA reported; films shown. Details given of plea bargaining with regard to Hillside stranglings by defense attorney; Bianchi said waiving extradition and will be arraigned in Los Angeles next week
REPORTER: Tom Schell (KVOS film/tape)
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