After killing and decapitating his mother, Clarnell Strandberg, early on the Saturday before Easter of 1973, Ed Kemper scrawled a cryptic note for police and spent much of the day drinking. That evening, he invited his mother’s co-worker and close friend Sara Hallett to a surprise dinner, then choked her to death and fled in her car.
“Not sloppy + incomplete, gents, just a “lack of time.”
Got things to do!!!
Appx 5:15 AM Saturday.
No need for her to suffer anymore at the hands of this horrible “murderous butcher.”
It was quick – asleep – no pain. The way I wanted it.”