‘Golden State Killer’ attends 1st court appearance handcuffed in wheelchair

Sacremento, California     The suspected “Golden State Killer” appeared in a Sacramento County, California, court for the first time since he was arrested.

Former police officer Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, donned an orange jumpsuit and handcuffs as he was wheeled into the courtroom for his arraignment. He appeared to be weak and frail and was surrounded by five police officers.

He did not enter a plea.

DeAngelo spoke twice during the hearing — when he was asked to state his name and whether he had an attorney.

“I have a lawyer,” he replied in a raspy voice.

He was denied bail, according to The Associated Press.

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