The Murder of Rebecca Schaeffer: How One Death Changed Stalking Laws Forever
Former FBI agent and criminal profiler Candice DeLong examines the case of Rebecca Schaeffer. A rising star and actress, Rebecca was stalked and murdered by obsessive fan Robert John Bardo, who traveled from Arizona to California to shoot her at her apartment doorstep. Her death shocked the nation and led to increased public awareness of the dangers of stalking. It also prompted changes in the law, including the passage of the first anti-stalking legislation in California and the creation of a national database of stalkers. Schaeffer's death remains a powerful reminder of the importance of protecting victims of stalking.
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honestly, the mom should be charged with aiding a criminal or whatever. how can you see all those BRIGHT FLAMING RED FLAGS, and be like, "nah, he's good."