Murder of Rebecca Schaeffer

Murder of Rebecca Schaeffer

In 1989, actress and model Rebecca Schaeffer was fatally shot to death in the doorway of her West Hollywood apartment building by a stalker. Her killer, Robert John Bardo, had gotten the idea to hire a P.I. from Arthur Richard Jackson, who stalked and stabbed actress Theresa Saldana in 1982 after he hired a detective to find Saldana's address. Schaeffer's death helped prompt the 1990 passage of America's first anti-stalking laws, as well as the Driver's Privacy Protection Act in 1994.

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