"And he was very obnoxious and creepy -- he became very unlikable and rude and imposing as though he was trying to intimidate."I wound up not only not liking this guy ... He is now representing himself during the penalty phase of his trial in Santa Ana, Calif.In 1968, Rodney Alcala, better known as “The Dating Game Killer,” lured eight-year-old Tali Shapiro to his Hollywood apartment.In 2010, Rodney Alcala was captured by police and brought to trial for an incredibly expansive list of crimes.By the time police had tallied up all of his potential victims, they discovered that Alcala had raped and possibly murdered as many as 130 victims between 1978 until his capture.Alcala was extradited back to California, but Tali Shapiro’s family decided that putting her on the stand would only cause the child more trauma.Ultimately, Alcala was only charged for assault and spent as little as 34 months behind prison walls.Alcala already had been convicted for the 1968 rape of an 8-year-old girl, according to CNN, but that didn't stop him from making an impression on the female participant, Cheryl Bradshaw.
The Bachelorette, Cheryl, doesn’t pick up on any of this.He is repped by Innovative Artists and LINK Entertainment.A convicted serial killer now awaiting sentencing once did time as Bachelor No. Rodney Alcala, 66, who in February was found guilty of the murders of four women and a child in the late 1970s, appeared on the lighthearted game show in 1978 -- and won. Definitely creepy," fellow contestant Jed Mills, who sat next to Alcala on the show, told CNN.We may not be able to comprehend why exactly people do these things, but that doesn’t change the fact that there’s something undeniably alluring about them.Read on for a list of some of the strangest crimes in history.According to the show's press release, "a lot of products and sex toys, gel, etc."Watch the clip below.