Authorities announced Wednesday that they have arrested a man they believe is the serial killer and rapist known as the Golden State Killer. 

72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo, of Citrus Heights, was named as the suspect arrested in the decadeslong case. DeAngelo has been identified as a former police officer who worked in Auburn Visalia. 

The Golden State Killer is believed to have committed at least 12 murders and 45 rapes. 

This list was compiled from Cold Case Earons.

June 18, 1976: Rape in Rancho Cordova

July 17, 1976: Rape in Carmichael’s Del Dayo neighborhood

August 29, 1976: Rape in Rancho Cordova

September 4, 1976: Rape in Carmichael’s Del Dayo neighborhood

October 5, 1976: Rape in Citrus Heights

October 9: 1976: Rape in Rancho Cordova

October 18, 1976: Rape in Carmichael’s Del Dayo neighborhood

October 18, 1976: Rape in Rancho Cordova

November 10, 1976: Rape near Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights

December 18, 1976: Rape in Carmichael

January 18, 1977: Rape in College Greens neighborhood in Sacramento

January 24, 1977: Rape on Primrose Drive in Citrus Heights

Feb. 7, 1977: Rape near Crestview Drive and Madison Avenue in Citrus Heights

March 8, 1977: Rape near Robertson and Whitney avenues in Sacramento

March 18, 1977: Rape in southwest Rancho Cordova

April 2, 1977: Rape near Madison and Main avenues in Orangevale

April 15, 1977: Rape near Madison and Manzanita avenues in Sacramento

May 3, 1977: Rape in College Greens neighborhood in Sacramento

May 5, 1977: Rape near Madison and Main avenues in Orangevale

May 14, 1977: Rape near Greenback Lane and Birdcage Street in Citrus Heights

May 17, 1977: Rape in Carmichael’s Del Dayo neighborhood

May 28, 1977: Rape near Sky Parkway in south Sacramento

September 6, 1977: Rape near Lincoln Village West in north Stockton

October 1, 1977: Rape near Tuolomne and La Riviera drives in Rancho Cordova

October 21, 1977: Rape in Foothill Farms

October 29, 1977: Rape near Woodson Avenue in Sacramento

November 10, 1977: Rape on La Riviera Drive near Watt Avenue in Sacramento

December 2, 1977: Rape near Brett and Revelstok drives in Foothill Farms

January 28, 1978: Rape near East Walnut Avenue in Sacramento

February 2, 1978: Murder of Brian and Katie Maggiore in Rancho Cordova

March 18, 1978: Rape in Stockton

April 14, 1978: Rape near Seamas and Riverside avenues in south Sacramento

June 5, 1978: Rape in Modesto

June 7, 1978: Rape at UC Davis

June 23, 1978: Rape in Modesto

June 24, 1978: Rape on Rivendell Lane in Davis

July 6, 1978: Rape in Davis

October 7, 1978: Rape near Treat Boulevard and Oak Grove Road in Concord

October 13, 1978: Rape in Concord

October 28, 1978: Rape in San Ramon

November 4, 1978: Rape in San Jose

December 2, 1978: Rape in San Jose

December 9, 1978: Rape in Danville

April 5, 1979: Rape in Fremont

June 2, 1979: Rape in Walnut Creek

June 11, 1979: Rape in Danville

June 25, 1979: Rape in Walnut Creek

October 1, 1979: Broke in and tied up a Goleta couple

December 30, 1979: Murder of Robert Offerman and Debra Manning in Goleta

March 13, 1980: Murder of Charlene and Lyman Smith in Ventura

August 19, 1980: Murder of Keith and Patrice Harrington in Dana Point. Patrice had also been raped

February 6, 1981: Murder and rape of Manuela Witthuhn in Irvine

July 27, 1981: Murder of Cheri Domingo and Gregory Sanchez in Goleta

May 4, 1986: Murder and rape of Janelle Cruz in Irvine

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