Homicide

Women who died at the hands of the 'Grim Sleeper'

  • This undated photo provided by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office shows Alicia Alexander, who was shot and strangled and found naked under a blue foam mattress in an alley on Sept. 11, 1988. Lonnie Franklin Jr. was convicted of killing Alexander and several other women on Thursday, May 5, 2016.  (Los Angeles County District Attorney via AP)

    This undated photo provided by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office shows Alicia Alexander, who was shot and strangled and found naked under a blue foam mattress in an alley on Sept. 11, 1988. Lonnie Franklin Jr. was convicted of killing Alexander and several other women on Thursday, May 5, 2016. (Los Angeles County District Attorney via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • This undated photo provided by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office shows Princess Berthomieux, who was strangled and discovered naked and hidden in a bush in an Inglewood, Calif., alley on March 9, 2002. Lonnie Franklin Jr. was convicted of killing Berthomieux and several other women on Thursday, May 5, 2016.   (Los Angeles County District Attorney via AP)

    This undated photo provided by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office shows Princess Berthomieux, who was strangled and discovered naked and hidden in a bush in an Inglewood, Calif., alley on March 9, 2002. Lonnie Franklin Jr. was convicted of killing Berthomieux and several other women on Thursday, May 5, 2016. (Los Angeles County District Attorney via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • This undated photo provided by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office shows Debra Jackson, who was shot three times in the chest and her body was found under a carpet remnant in an alley on Aug. 10, 1985. Lonnie Franklin Jr. was convicted of killing Jackson and several other women on Thursday, May 5, 2016. (Los Angeles County District Attorney via AP)

    This undated photo provided by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office shows Debra Jackson, who was shot three times in the chest and her body was found under a carpet remnant in an alley on Aug. 10, 1985. Lonnie Franklin Jr. was convicted of killing Jackson and several other women on Thursday, May 5, 2016. (Los Angeles County District Attorney via AP)  (The Associated Press)

Lonnie Franklin Jr. was convicted of 10 murders and one attempted murder in the serial killings that were dubbed the work of the "Grim Sleeper" because of a 14-year gap in slayings that spanned two decades in South Los Angeles and targeted vulnerable young black women in the inner city.

Franklin was found guilty of killing:

— Debra Jackson, 29, was shot three times in the chest and her body was found under a carpet remnant in an alley on Aug. 10, 1985.

— Henrietta Wright, 34, was shot twice in the chest and found in an alley under a green blanket with a gag stuffed in her mouth on Aug. 12, 1986.

— Barbara Ware, 23, was shot once in the chest and found under a pile of garbage and a gas tank in an alley on Jan. 10, 1987.

— Bernita Sparks, 26, was shot once in the chest and found in a trash bin with her shirt and pants unbuttoned and one shoe off on April 15, 1987.

— Mary Lowe, 26, was shot in the chest and beaten. Her body was found behind a large shrub in an alley with her pants unzipped and panties missing on Nov. 1, 1987.

— Lachrica Jefferson, 22, was shot through the heart and found under a mattress in an alley on Jan. 30, 1988, with a napkin over her face that had the word "AIDS" written on it.

— Alicia Alexander, 18, was shot and strangled and found naked under a blue foam mattress in an alley on Sept. 11, 1988.

— Princess Berthomieux, 15, was strangled and discovered naked and hidden in a bush in an Inglewood alley on March 9, 2002.

— Valerie McCorvey, 35, was strangled and found with her pants pulled down at the entrance to an alley on July 11, 2003.

— Janecia Peters, 25, was shot in the back and strangled. Her naked body was found in a trash bag in a trash bin on Jan. 1, 2007, in the same alley where Sparks' body was found 20 years earlier.