Alcala spent another two years behind bars and was released in 1977, again under the "indeterminate sentencing" program.
He returned to Los Angeles and got a job as a typesetter for the Los Angeles Times.
A police officer, returning to the kitchen, saw Tali struggling to breathe.
All attention went to trying to keep her alive, and at some point, Alcala managed to slip out the backdoor.
The Bachelorette, Cheryl, doesn’t pick up on any of this.
In fact, she ends up choosing Alcala over the other two contestants despite his lackluster answers like, “Nighttime is the best time,” and “I’m a banana…
This is the same year that he kidnapped, raped, beat and tried to kill his first known victim.Dubbed the "Dating Game Killer" Alcala was once a contestant on the show, "The Dating Game," where he won a date with another contestant.