A Grisly Discovery
On October 18, 1977, police received a call about a body discovered on a hillside near the Ventura Freeway in southern California. When detectives from the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department arrived at the scene, they found the body of a woman named Yolanda Washington.
Yolanda’s naked body had been left positioned on the hillside for people to see. When police further examined the body, they determined that Yolanda had been raped and then her body had been cleaned before being left on the hill. They also found light marks left from a rope around Yolanda’s neck, wrists, and ankles…