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36 years later: Former classmate confesses to murder of Pleasanton's Tina Faelz

Original post made on Oct 23, 2020

After maintaining his innocence for six years, convicted killer Steven Carlson has confessed to the murder of 14-year-old Tina Faelz as she was walking home from Foothill High School in Pleasanton on April 5, 1984.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, October 23, 2020, 11:32 AM

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Posted by Michael Austin
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Oct 23, 2020 at 7:19 pm

Michael Austin is a registered user.

I posted a blog on this case June 2011, "Brutal Murder in the Muirwood Neighborhood Remains Unsolved".

I hope in my life time we will know the identity of Zodiac. He popped up in some of my research, he had posted letters to news outlets from the Post Office on Black Avenue in Pleasanton.


Posted by Shawn
a resident of Foothill High School
on Oct 26, 2020 at 10:55 am

Shawn is a registered user.

I was in the same class as Steve and many of us knew that it was him that killed Tina. The 3 judge panel that reduced his sentence to a 2nd degree should be disbarred. It's a disgrace and an insult to Tina's family that this monster even has the potential for a parole hearing in 3 years. He should rot in a cell for the remainder of his worthless life until he eventually rots in hell where he belongs.


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