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With a near-genius IQ of 135, Alcala used his smooth-talking charm to get selected to compete on the ABC prime-time show The Dating Game in 1978.Little Tali Shapiro was able to survive, but the incident left a lasting mental scar.The Shapiro family was so terrified of what happened to their daughter that they moved to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.Alcala was back on the streets in less than three years.
Within eight weeks, he violated his parole again and was arrested for providing marijuana and offering a ride to a 13-year-old girl, who was identified as Julie J. Law enforcement repeatedly failed to take the dangerous sexual predator and serial killer off the streets.
Despite being a convicted rapist and registered sex offender, Alcala was accepted as a contestant and was introduced as a` “successful photographer who got his start when his father found him in the darkroom at the age of 13, fully developed.