Golden State Killer: Writing My Victim Impact Statement

[Update Aug 25, 2020: I got it done, here’s the final statement. This guy is behind bars for life. Hallelujah.]

I typically don’t struggle to find the words. I enjoy writing and I’ve worked in marketing my whole life: using words is what I do. But as the sentencing hearing of Joseph DeAngelo, the now convicted Golden State Killer grows near, my statement is due and I don’t even have a first draft.

If you look at how the legal system works, Victim Impact Statements play an important role (see Ventura’s