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Friday, May 1, 2009

Do Photos of Man Daughter Claims Is Zodiac Killer and Zodiac Suspect Sketch Match? Judge For Yourself.

Posted By on Fri, May 1, 2009 at 9:28 AM

We wrote yesterday about how holes were popping up in Deborah Perez' Wednesday claim that her father was the Zodiac Killer. Well, if a picture is worth 1,000 words, then the following snapshots say legions. Steve Huff, who writes for our sister publication True Crime Report, obtained the following photos of Perez' father, Guy Ward Hendrickson, from author M. William Phelps.

Phelps says Perez approached him a year ago pitching the story that Hendrickson was the killer -- but broke off contact when asked questions about logical discrepancies in her tale. Since Perez told the throngs of journalists -- and Looney Tunes -- present at her press conference that she became convinced her father was the infamous killer when she saw America's Most Wanted and viewed its suspect sketch, the following side-by-side comparison is in order:

click to enlarge PHOTO   |   COURTESY M. WILLIAM PHELPS
  • Photo | Courtesy M. William Phelps

Click on the jump for bigger photos of Hendrickson.

click to enlarge PHOTO   |   COURTESY M. WILLIAM PHELPS
  • Photo | Courtesy M. William Phelps

click to enlarge PHOTO   |   COURTESY M. WILLIAM PHELPS
  • Photo | Courtesy M. William Phelps

We'll give Huff the last word for now: "To me these are photos of a dead man who had nothing to do with the Zodiac murders."

UPDATE: Note the following comment from Janice Hendrickson, who claims to be Guy Ward Hendrickson's daughter, left on our Web page:

TAKE NOTICE EVERYONE: I AM J. HENDRICKSON, THE REAL NATURAL DAUGHTER OF GUY WARD HENDRICKSON, MY LOVING FATHER. I AM 65 YEARS OLD, MY FATHER WAS NOT A KILLER, DEBRA WAS A STARVING CHILD IN TIA JUANA WHEN MY FATHER FOUND HER FAMILY AND RESCUED THEM ALL FROM POVERTY, BROUGHT THEM UP FROM BELOW THE BORDER,WHERE THEY HAD DIRT FLOOR, AND FED THEM, HELPED THEM BECOME AMERICAN CITIZENS!!! MY FATHER SPENT HIS LIFE INSURANCE ON THEM , SIX CHILDREN OF LUPE GARCIA, A DIME A DANCE GIRL HE BEGAN DATING. THE BABY, SYLVIA DIED OF MAL NUTRICIAN, AS MOST IF NOT ALL WERE MAL NURISHED WHEN DAD FOUND THEM. HE HELPED THEM AND FOR HER TO SAY THE THINGS "HER REPRESSED ??? MEMORY" HAS COME UP WITH , WITH HER DISBARRED LAWYER, WITH HER MOTHER WHO SUED TACO BELL FOR A BROKEN TOOTH, CLAIMING A ROCK WAS IN HER BEANS, FOR $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$(her teeth were rotting when she arrived from Tia Juana, MY FATHER EVEN LAUGHED AT WHAT A GOLD DIGGER LUPE (Debra's mother)WAS,AND EVIDENTLY, THIS WOMAN DEBRA HAS FOUND YET ANOTHER "AMERICAN DREAM" TO MAKE A FILM AND NO DOUBT BE PAID FOR HER "STORIES". I CRY FOUL DEBRA,AND WILL BE HELPING THE FBI PROVE YOUR STORY ABOUT MY FATHER IS UNTRUE/I WAS the CLOSEST PERSON TO MY FATHER THERE WAS,BESIDES MY OWN MOTHER !! REST IN PEACE. I AM AMAZED THAT THE MEDIA, THE POLICE AND ATTORNEYS ALL WENT FORWARD WITH THIS STORY WITHOUT EVER CONTACTING OUR FAMILY TO COOBERATE ANY OF MS PEREZ "STORIES" ,SHAME ON YOU ALL. GRAMPA GUYS GRANDCHILDREN WILL HAVE TO LIVE THIS FARCE DOWN, ALONG WITH THE REST OF US WHO LOVED DAD. ...

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.

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