SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KRON) — The man accused of being the Golden State Killer and East Area rapist is making a surprise court appearance Thursday morning.
The Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office initially said Joseph James DeAngelo would be back in court Wednesday at 8:30 a.m.
However, the date was pushed back to the next morning.
The hearing is in regards to a motion filed by the defense related to a sealed warrant.
Due to the fact that the warrant is sealed, further details are not available at this time.
DeAngelo is due back in court May 14 for further court proceeding.
The Golden State Killer is connected to 12 murders and about 50 rapes in California dating back to the 70′ and 80’s.