Question about Bawart's report, for those intimately familiar with the case

Arthur Leigh Allen
The suspect most scrutinized by police
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April 15th, 2018, 6:04 pm #41

csmith wrote:
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EddieBarsh92 wrote: Interesting this never got a response. I kinda feel that LB may have been done by someone else and Z took credit for it. Some of the other attacks describe similar builds usually around 5'10 190-200 lbs yet LB is totally different. The attacker was someone possibly taller than 6 foot and over 200+ lbs.. LB just seems to stick out as being different. Not to mention that Z never bragged about it in letters and only seemed to acknowledge it by writing it on Stines door. I would like to hear more about this report that Hartnell may have met ALA face to face and heard his voice. Very interesting
He wrote it on the door of Hartnell's Kharman Gia, which was parked at LB at the time of the attack, not on the door of Stine's cab.  The writing is consistent with Z's.
Right, there's zero doubt Z was good for Berryessa.  That's not in question.
Among the many strange things about LB, we have Z in ritualistic garb. Why did he go to such trouble if he planned on killing them both?. A simple disguise is one thing, but the costume obviously had meaning for Z. For me, it points to occult (in the sense of dark arts) motivations. I like the way this is posited in "Hunter Among the Stars," a book which I believe merits serious attention.
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April 16th, 2018, 2:00 am #42

Kid_Scorcher wrote:
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He wrote it on the door of Hartnell's Kharman Gia, which was parked at LB at the time of the attack, not on the door of Stine's cab.  The writing is consistent with Z's.
Right, there's zero doubt Z was good for Berryessa.  That's not in question.
Among the many strange things about LB, we have Z in ritualistic garb.  Why did he go to such trouble if he planned on killing them both?.  A simple disguise is one thing, but the costume obviously had meaning for Z.  For me, it points to occult (in the sense of dark arts) motivations.  I like the way this is posited in "Hunter Among the Stars," a book which I believe merits serious attention.
That was the subject of a thread I posted: I think it suggests that her was obsessed with the theater, movies, & role playing, & that that angle should be focused on greatly.  Who the hell would go to that much trouble & effort to don a costume that only they themselves would know exists?  Had to have been consumed with theatrics, imo/.
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April 16th, 2018, 2:04 am #43

And apparently he only wore it the one time. I think there's a real clue to his personality and motive there.
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April 16th, 2018, 2:06 am #44

Right, well, once PUBLICLY anyway, that we know of.  Wouldn't surprise me if he slept in it under a mirrored ceiling.
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April 16th, 2018, 2:12 am #45

Also too about that getup: we know Z was an attention whore, loved the spotlight, suspected to have lied & taken credit for murders he didn't commit, possibly did the same with the Kathleen Johns incident, etc. etc., & yet at the same time, went to all the aforementioned effort & such with the LB costume--knowing he would get ZERO "credit" for it, isn't that fascinating?  Idk what it says about him exactly, but it sure as hell says something.
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April 16th, 2018, 7:37 am #46

Det.Ken Narlow believed he wore it because Zodiac's partner was filming it from a distance.
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April 16th, 2018, 1:52 pm #47

Really,  I'd never heard that.  Wouldn't surprise me if there were tandem killers.
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April 16th, 2018, 3:34 pm #48

I have always believed that there were two working in tandem , not that they were together each time. The two very different descriptions is what caused me to think that. The one at Lake B was much larger than the one seen by officer Foukes and Zelms only two weeks later. No one can loose that much weight in that short of time. 
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April 18th, 2018, 12:37 pm #49

I agree with you completely, Sandy. It may have explain the variations in the handwritings in the letters and the confusion over DNA and fingerprints. I also wondered if one of the Zodiac's retired (or died) years ago while the other carried on their original deadly mission.
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