US killer charged in 49th murder

BBC News

Gary Ridgway, the so-called Green River killer, is already serving 48 life terms in a prison in Washington state.

Prosecutors said Ridgway had confessed to the 1982 killing of 20-year-old Rebecca Marrero when he initially pleaded guilty in 2003 to 48 killings.

But prosecutors lacked other evidence needed to charge him in her death then. Her remains were found in December.

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