In the mind of a stalker

Tharp, M.
February 1992
U.S. News & World Report;2/17/92, Vol. 112 Issue 6, p28
Recounts the incident in 1989 when 19-year-old Robert Bardo shot TV actress Rebecca Schaeffer to death, a case that became a frightening symbol of a growing phenomenon in the past decade known as stalking. Bardo's troubled homelife; Characteristics of stalkers; Why Bardo wanted Schaeffer dead; The events leading up to the murder; Bardo's conviction; Other stalkers, including Arthur Jackson, who brutally stabbed actress Theresa Saldana.


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