Meet The Woman Who Married The Night Stalker
Woman's Day Australia|February 15, 2021
Doreen fell in love with the most famous man on death row – but she wasn’t the only one...

Doreen Lioy first heard of serial killer Richard Ramirez, better known as the Night Stalker, when she saw his mugshot on TV and a report detailing his horrific crimes.

Struck by his “vulnerability”, she began writing to Ramirez, who was responsible for the gruesome murders of at least 14 children, women and men in California before he was finally caught in 1985. Yet despite his unforgivable crimes, Ramirez captured the hearts of women across the country – including Doreen’s.

Ramirez’s rampage across LA and San Francisco began in June 1984, and included a string of horrific killings, sexual assaults, robberies and carjackings that terrified the entire nation.

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