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the Baseline rapist

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What do you guys know about this, anything? All I know is that Phoenix has been in the national spotlight because of it. I'm watching Nancy Grace dedicate her entire show to the topic right now. Is this person refered to as the Baseline rapist because his crimes are centered around baseline? I've been looking at a map with all of these dots around Phoenix, a bunch of them look to be way far away from Baseline.

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I think it started on Baseline.

The papers here have been following it because they love to point out how dangerous Phoenix is.

It's pretty disturbing how random these murders were. People were just shot in the head while walking down the street. People in the East Valley, especially joggers, must be terrified right now.

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I think it's mainly in Phoenix. I haven't heard anything about it being in the east valley. or am I missing what you are saying.

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America's Most Wanted (which I usually only see the beginning of because it's on right after COPS) featured Phoenix's serial killers as their first story tonight.

[sarcasm]

It was uncharactistically dramatic for AMW.

[/sarcasm]

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One thing I noticed about the media coverage, is that when it was shown on CNN and other national outlets, they had a video loop of the same three shots of Phoenix. It made the city look alot more urban than it really is.

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Yeah, AMW showed a few skyline shots (although zoomed in so that it looked more impressive) but also some news footage of police cars and taped-off intersections.

Maybe they want to portray it with a Jack the Ripper angle: an anonymous fiend roaming the cold anonymity of the modern urban environment.

I didn't realize that the Baseline Rapist is actually on the south side, whereas the serial killer (keep in mind that they have determined that they are two different people) started around the same area, but has more recently moved north to the Camelback area.

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The serial killer is apparently heading into Mesa in search of Matt.

Matt, lock your doors and maybe invest in some guard cougars.

Mesa random shooting may link to serial killings

It's probably just copy-cat murders.

Man, the Valley is just looking all the more unattractive these days. No wonder the housing market is slowing.

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that was at Stapley and Brown,

I'm at Baseline and Val Vista. Fortunately I have evil gaurd dogs that weigh about 20lbs each to protect me

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Guard cougars would kick a guard dog's arse. They're cunning, stealthy and work for milk.

I can hook you up. Let me know.

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did anyone catch that they caught the serial, or suspected serial shooters in of all places. MESA! Hmm, maybe I should move to Gilbert.

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Yeah, but now they have to sort out who actually did it since both guys are pointing the finger at each other.

It's not surprising that it took them moving to the East Valley to actually get the cops to find them.

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