Cary Anthony Stayner is an American serial killer and the older brother of kidnapping victim Steven Stayner. He was convicted of the murders of four women between February and July 1999: Carole Sund, her teenage daughter Juli Sund and their teenage traveling companion Silvina Pelosso; and Yosemite Institute naturalist Joie Ruth Armstrong. The murders occurred in Mariposa County, California, near Yosemite National Park. Stayner was sentenced to death for the four murders, and is still on death row at San Quentin Penitentiary in California.
|Born:||Cary Anthony Stayner, August 13, 1961, Merced, California, U.S.|
|Other names:||The Yosemite (Park) Killer|
About Cary Stayner
Sentenced to death for the murder of four women he met while working at a motel in California.
He attempted suicide in 1991, and claims to have been molested by an uncle as a child.
He sent a note to police with a hand-drawn map of where his third victim was located.
His younger brother, Steven Stayner, was famous for being kidnapped and held hostage by a child molester for over seven years.
He killed people in California, like serial killer David Carpenter a.k.a. the Trailside Killer.
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