‘Golden State Killer’ survivor describes impact after 1976 attack

“I just went into survival mode,” Kris Pedretti bravely recalled surviving an attack by Joseph DeAngelo the week before Christmas in December 1976.
1:21 | 10/28/20

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My name is Krista trainee. Is fifteen I was a kid just a normal kid Carl's in the front yard. And really not Karen wrote the not ever even thought. To that our world my DNC. So it was a week before Christmas she'd been left home alone I was supposed to to a high school dance. Yeah it is the last day before Christmas vacation. And me. I could peaks and haven't. And I went to play the piano. I remember hearing and always. And I stopped playing. Putting. In Erie and out with nothing so I kept my. It was very shortly after that probably seconds that. He approached me she turned around she saw a man in a ski mask. I froze. The brain stopped thinking at that point I mean I just went straight into survival man. I don't remembers being scheme at that point eight. Anything and it then kind turning into a robot just do what he sensed he was he says. It was like Chris had left the body. And it was just the body to.

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