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Before that arrest, he also served a prison sentence on convictions of furnishing marijuana to a minor and kidnapping and trying to kill an 8-year-old girl.Hover's relatives papered walls and kiosks with posters.A note in Hover's calendar for the day she vanished showed she planned to have lunch with a photographer she had recently met, according to the family's private detective and news reports at the time.
New York Police Department detectives investigating her killing went to California in 2003 with a warrant to interview Alcala and get a dental impression from him.A forensic dentist later found that a bite mark on Crilley's body was consistent with Alcala's impression, a law enforcement official has said., died Tuesday of a heart attack in his Mill Valley, CA home. Lange hosted the game show for more than a decade after it debuted in 1965, and over those years played host to contestants including Michael Jackson, Steve Martin, Farrah Fawcett and Arnold Schwarzenegger competing for the right to win a date by answering questions that were intended to illicit PG-13 responses well before there was such a thing as PG-13.Rodney Alcala, once a contestant on the 'Dating Game' TV show, appeared in court in New York on Friday and confessed to the 1971 murder of TWA flight attendant Corelia Crilley and the 1977 murder of Ellen Hover, who was the daughter of a Hollywood nightclub owner. Alcala was indicted only recently, after the Manhattan district attorney's cold-case unit re-examined the cases, looked at evidence that emerged during the California trial and conducted new interviews with more than 100 witnesses.'It is my hope that this indictment brings a small measure of peace to the families and friends who have spent decades searching for answers, and justice,' Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance told the 'These cases were built one brick at a time, as each new lead brought us closer to where we are today,' District Attorney Cyrus R. said when Alcala was indicted, adding that he hoped the indictment 'brings a small measure of peace to the families and friends who have spent decades searching for answers, and justice.'Crilley was found, strangled with a stocking, in her Manhattan apartment in 1971.
Her lunch date's name, authorities later said, was an alias that Alcala used.Alcala had been eyed in Crilley's death for at least several years.