She was finally identified in 2014 after DNA linked her to her sister. Thornton’s sisters had provided their DNA to the CODIS system and they were able to get an identification because her sisters never gave up looking for her,” says Erramouspe.
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The photos were found in a Seattle storage locker owned by the convicted serial killer.
Erramouspe says he and the police have no doubt that Alcala took the photo in Wyoming in August during his cross-country road trip from New York to Los Angeles.
The internet provided so much information that I didn’t feel the need to reach out to certain people or ask the producers to make that happen.”The movie also looks at the story from the point of view of Carol Jensen (Carrie Preston), the mother of one of Alcala’s victims, who is extremely frustrated throughout the story because while the police have a suspicion that Alcala is their man, they can’t garner the proof they need to take the case to trial.“I think the take-away of this movie is it examines the flaws in our justice system and maybe it’s time to re-examine that and to really look at all of the intricate laws that allow someone to get off on a technicality,” Preston says.
“So many times, Alcala got off, or he would serve short amounts of time and then get off for good behavior and then go right back to it.