The book quickly climbed to the number one spot on the New York Times Best Sellers list.Oswalt was among the first people tweeting about the possible arrest of the Golden State Killer as he praised his late wife who spent much of her career researching the murderer.'I hope you got him, Michelle.'Not to gloat or gawk - to ask him the questions that (Mc Namara) wanted answered in her 'Letter To An Old Man' at the end of #Ill Be Gone In The Dark.'Co-author Billy Jensen has also posted numerous tweets about the possible arrest of the serial killer.'If you've been following the Golden State Killer case, stay tuned.
Before he retired last year, De Angelo had been working at a distribution center for Save Mart grocery stores. De Angelo is currently being held at the Sacramento County Main jail and is ineligible for bail, according to jail records.'We knew we were looking for a needle in a haystack, but we also knew that needle was there,' Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert said.
'We found the needle in the haystack and it was right here in Sacramento.
The answer was always going to be in the DNA.'Orange County DA Tony Rackauckas said they were going to make sure De Angelo never gets out of jail.
'This defendant has been able to live here in a nice suburb in Sacramento,' he said during Wednesday's press conference.
A former cop has been identified as the notorious Golden State Killer after a breakthrough in DNA testing linked him to some of the 12 murders and 51 rapes the serial killer carried out throughout the 1970s and 80s.
Joseph James De Angelo Jr, 72, was taken into custody by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department on Tuesday night on two murder charges for the 1978 deaths of Brian Maggiore and his wife Katie, who are believed to be the Golden State Killer's first murder victims.
Pictured on the left is an undated photo of De Angelo when he was in the Navy, and on the right is a picture of De Angelo during his sophomore year at Folsom High School Investigators said De Angelo has three adult daughters.
An old wedding announcement says he married Sharon Marie Huddle in 1973, according to the Sacramento Bee. De Angelo previously worked as a police officer in Auburn, California before he was fired in 1979 for shoplifting a hammer and dog repellent from a Sacramento drug store.
#Ill Be Gone In The Dark #Golden State Killer #intothelight.' According to the FBI, the Golden State Killer terrorized southern California between 19.
His crimes began in the summer of 1976 with burglaries and rapes in Rancho Cordova and Carmichael.
I hope THEY got him,' Oswalt tweeted soon after the arrest.