In Search Of The Zodiac Killer

Continuing The Search For America's Most Elusive Serial Killer.

Crime Scene Photos

The Zodiac murdered five people between December of 1968 and October of 1969.I have posted the photos from those crime scenes on this page. I have done so for the specific purpose of reminding those who visit this site of the brutal nature of these crimes, and that the person responsible for committing them has yet to be apprehended. It's quite possible that this man has continued to live a very good life while his victims lie in their graves and their families mourn for them seemingly without any hope of justice ever being served against the person responsible for their deaths. This is not fair. And it is my sincerest hope that this man will be captured and exposed for the despicable murderous coward he is. But time is running out, and the chances of him facing justice for these crimes grow less and less with each passing day. 


Lake Herman Road

The body of Betty Lou Jensen lies face down in a pool of blood at the Lake Herman Rd crime scene.

Morgue photo of Betty Lou Jensen.

Body of Betty Lou Jensen lies beneath this blanket at the Lake Herman Rd crime scene Friday, December 20,1968.

David Faraday's autopsy photo

Vehicle in which David Faraday and Betty Lou Jensen were sitting when they were attacked by the Zodiac.

Blue Rock Springs

Photo of Blue Rock Springs Park in 1974.Darlene Ferrin and Mike Mageau were sitting in Darlenes's car which was parked right behind this cluster of trees when they were shot by the Zodiac.

Blue Rock Springs Park as it looks today. Darlene Ferrin and Mike Mageau were shot by the Zodiac in the same spot where the people are standing on July 4th,1969.

Phone booth from where the Zodiac called the Vallejo Police Department to take responsibility for the Blue Rock Springs and Lake Herman Rd murders. The phone booth was located at Springs Rd.and Tuolumne street, which, ironically, was 1500 feet from Darlene Ferrin's home.

Shoe belonging to Zodiac victim Mike Mageau.

Red top belonging to Zodiac victim Darlene Ferrin.

The Lake Berryessa Attack

Police composite sketch of the Zodiac wearing his now infamous executioners hood based on the description given by  victims Bryan Hartnell and Cecelia Shepard.

Shoe print left by Zodiac at the Lake Berryessa crime scene.

Message written by the Zodiac on Bryan Hartnell's car door on September 27th, 1969.

Phone booth located at 1231 main street in Napa, California. The Zodiac used this telephone to call the Napa police department to claim reponsibility for the attack at Lake Berryessa. Note the receiver hanging from the phone. After the Zodiac finished talking to the police dispatcher, he didn't hang up the phone but left it dangling. The phone booth has since been removed.

Another view of the phone booth above.

Aerial photo of the Lake Berryessa crime scene. All three of the trees in the photo are now gone. The crime took place next to the two trees at the bottom of the photo.

Color photo of Lake Berryessa crime scene

Photo of the oak tree at the Twin Oak Ridge section of Lake Berryessa. Bryan Hartnell and Cecelia Shepard were lying right next to this tree when they were viciously stabbed by the Zodiac on the afternoon of September 27,1969.This area has since been renamed Zodiac Island.

Photo of the exact spot where Bryan Hartnell and Cecelia Shepard were viciously stabbed by the Zodiac killer forty seven years ago.

Recent photo of surviving victim of the Lake Berryessa stabbing Bryan Hartnell taken in 2007.He is now a successful attorney currently practicing in southern California.

Lake Berryessa Zodiac victim Cecelia Shepard's grave.She lived for two days after being stabbed multiple times by the Zodiac before succumbing to her injuries.

The Paul Stine Murder

Zodiac's final victim Paul Stine's lifeless body lies across the front seat of his cab after he was shot in the head and robbed by the Zodiac.

Bloodstained piece of Paul Stine's shirt Zodiac sent to the San Francisco Chronicle along with a letter taking responsibility for his murder. Circa 1969.

House located directly across the street from the Paul Stine killing. Some children playing in an upstairs bedroom witnessed the killing and called the police. The children were able to provide police with a physical description of the Zodiac.

Paul Stine's obituary published in the San Francisco Chronicle on October 13,1969.