Convicted killer Naso connected to 6th victim

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Updated: 8/30/2013 5:32 pm

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors say convicted murderer Joseph Naso, currently facing a possible death sentence for the murders of four Northern California women, is connected to a sixth killing.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports ( ) that prosecutors say new evidence ties the 79-year-old former photographer to the killing of Sharileea Patton, whose body was found in Marin County in 1981.

The 56-year-old Patton was in the Bay Area looking for work when her strangled body was found stuffed into two garbage bags.

Naso was convicted of killing four prostitutes in the 1970s and 1990s. He is also the suspect in a fifth killing in Nevada County in 1992.

The penalty phase of Naso's trial begins Wednesday in Marin County, after which jurors will decide if he is executed or serves life in prison.


Information from: San Francisco Chronicle,


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