Roberts was abducted from her boyfriends apartment in Rodeo,
California after an apparent struggle on December 10, 1969. Her
body was found on December 26, 1969 at Bolinas Lagoon
approximately 15 miles northwest of San Francisco and not far from
Mt. Tamalpias. See
possible suspect in her disappearance was described as being a
white male adult, about 25 years old, short blond hair, 5 feet, 8
inches tall, 180 pounds with a smooth complexion. In other words -
he was "clean-cut." He was driving a blue station
wagon. (See Police report below.)
think Roberts may have been the victim of the Zodiac Killer. A
little known Zodiac paste-up message was sent to the Sacramento
Bee newspaper on December 10, 1969 - the day Roberts was
abducted. This "Want Zodiac" message is reproduced for
the first time ever in "The
Zodiac / Manson Connection"
was obtained from the late Vallejo Times-Herald newspaper
police reporter, Dave Peterson, who had gotten it from detectives.
is impossible to determine at this time if Leona Roberts was a
Zodiac victim. Some have mentioned the astrological angle. We do
know that the "first" Bay Area Zodiac attack was on
December 20, 1968, a time when there was a new moon in Capricorn.
At the time of the Leona Roberts disappearance there was a
new moon in Capricorn. This can simply be a coincidence. (The moon
changes astrological signs every 2.5 days - twelve times per
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