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November 26, 2003
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Profiler Can't Recall Why He Said Letter Wasn't From Green River Killer

By Duff Wilson, The Seattle Times

FBI criminal profiler John E. Douglas misidentified an anonymous 1984 letter from Green River killer Gary L. Ridgway in the midst of the nation's worst serial-killing spree.

Douglas wrote that the letter was "a feeble and amateurish attempt" by someone who "has no connection with the Green River Homicides."

He was wrong.

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