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252: Survival: The Survivors of William Bonin, Part 1

252: Survival: The Survivors of William Bonin, Part 1
Nov 22, 2023 · 36m 40s

Roger Sproston was hitchhiking home when he was picked up by a man who went on to try and strangle him to death. When he escaped and informed police, they...

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Roger Sproston was hitchhiking home when he was picked up by a man who went on to try and strangle him to death. When he escaped and informed police, they told him he had just likely encountered a serial killer. So who was this serial killer? And did anyone else survive?

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Kai Engel

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Art of Escapism

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How a Wolverhampton man escaped the clutches of a serial killer | Express & Star (expressandstar.com)

Experience: I escaped from a serial killer | US crime | The Guardian

Roger Sproston on the lost art of travel including hiking alone in Kathmandu | Daily Mail Online

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Gadsden Times - Google News Archive Search

San Bernardino Sun 19 October 1980 — California Digital Newspaper Collection (ucr.edu)

William George Bonin, Petitioner-appellant, v. Arthur Calderon, As Warden of San Quentin State Prison;james Rowland, Director of the Californiadepartment of Corrections, Respondents-appellees, 59 F.3d 815 (9th Cir. 1995) :: Justia

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