Suspected serial killer charged in 2nd Stanford cold case homicide from the ’70s

ohn Arthur Getreu of Hayward, Calif., was arrested Nov. 20, 2018, in connection with the 1973 murder of Leslie Marie Perlov. On Thursday, he was also charged in the the 1974 killing of Janet Ann Taylor. (Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office)


A former Stanford University worker was charged Thursday in the decades-old slaying of the daughter of the school’s former athletic director, marking the third time the man has been linked to a death as cold case investigators continue to search for more victims.