SANTA ANA, California. – Jurors have recommended a death sentence for a California sex offender who kidnapped and killed four women over a period of six months while wearing an electronic monitoring device.
The jury on Wednesday, said the 47-year-old Steven Dean Gordon should face the death penalty for his crimes. A judge, who will make the final decision.
Gordon was convicted last week of killing four women with ties to prostitution in 2012 and 2013. He confessed his role in the massacre to the police and introduced himself in the process.
One of the victim’s body was found at a recycling center, and the researchers tied the case to the disappearance of three other women.
Authorities say Gordon was wearing a GPS-tracking device for earlier violations during three of the murders, and he brought them out with fellow sex offender Frank Cano.
Cano will be tried separately.