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The Vampire of Sacramento

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Richard Chase - The Vampire of Sacramento

Richard Chase - The Vampire of Sacramento

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Richard Chase (May 23, 1950 – December 26, 1980) earned the nickname "The Vampire of Sacramento" after brutally killing six people, including a child and an infant, then drank their blood and ate some of their organs.

Chase, described as a chronic paranoid schizophrenic suffered from Renfield syndrome (those obsessed with drinking blood) from pre-adolescents through his adult life. Left virtually untreated, his mental disorders turned him into a real-living Dracula.

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