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In the Wake of the Grim Sleeper

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Chris Mcnair at the memorial for the victims of the Grim Sleeper Killer Brian Watt/KPCC

Tuesday, 25 years after the Grim Sleeper serial killer took his first victim, Bethel AME Church in Los Angeles set up a memorial along Western Avenue. It included photographs of ten victims and space for the public to write messages to the deceased.

Among the mourners was Chris McNair, a 52-year-old contractor from Los Angeles. He knew Lonnie David Franklin, Jr., the accused killer … and one of his alleged victims. McNair talked with KPCC’s Brian Watt.

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