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Ten years before being a contestant on “The Dating Game,” Alcala was tried, convicted and spent time (34 months to be exact) in prison for the rape and beating of an 8-year-old girl. ^^ That was his response when asked his favorite time of day.
In the June of 1971, a 23-year-old flight attendant Cornelia Michel Crilley was found raped and strangled in her Manhattan studio.Alcala fled the state to avoid the arrest, and the federal agents placed him to FBI’s most wanted list.Using a new name John Berger, he enrolled in the New York University film school under the famous film director and producer Roman Polanski.Alcala was killing people before and after being on “The Dating Game.” His preferred method of killing was to either strangle or bludgeon his victims to death. But a series of appeals led to his death sentence being overturned, twice, on technicalities.A new trial would start with Acala charged for five murders (including the murder of Robin Samsoe).