SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The man accused of being the Golden State Killer did not enter a plea during his first court appearance.
Joseph DeAngelo was arraigned Friday in Sacramento County Superior Court on two counts of murder.
He was handcuffed in a wheelchair and five police officers surrounded him as he listened to the judge with his eyes barely open.
A court official read the details of the charges that DeAngelo is facing and a judge asked if he had a lawyer.
In a frail voice, DeAngelo responded, “I have a lawyer.” An attorney from the public defender’s office was with him in court.
DeAngelo appeared in a wheelchair and was wearing an orange jumpsuit.
He has been denied bail.