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Public Assistance Request for Info Regarding Original Night Stalker’s Connection to SB County

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in establishing a timeline for the ongoing investigation involving the murders of 35-year-old Cheri Domingo, 27-year-old Gregory Sanchez, 35-year-old Dr. Debra Alexandria Manning, and 44-year-old Dr. Robert Offerman, as well as a double attempted homicide.  The suspect, 72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo of Citrus Heights, California, was believed to be in Santa Barbara County between the years of 1978 and 1986, specifically the areas ranging from Santa Maria to Carpinteria.

The Sheriff’s Office is releasing photos and a sketch of DeAngelo from the seventies.  If you believe you saw him anywhere in Santa Barbara County, or personally know him, please contact the Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Bureau at 805-681-4150.  To leave a detailed anonymous tip, please call 805-681-4171 or go to our website at

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