The FBI today poured cold water on the latest purported identification of the Zodiac killer: "The case remains open." A team of retired detectives claims it is a man named Gary Poste who died in 2018, pointing to photographic evidence, odd coincidences and other such proofs.
The FBI now says that claim is inaccurate.
After uncovering new forensic evidence and photos from his darkroom, the Case Breakers said they identified the man believed to be the Zodiac Killer, who they believed died in 2018, according to a news release. The group of 40 former investigators also claimed the man was responsible for the 1966 murder of Cheri Jo Bates, whose body was found in an alleyway in Riverside, California.
I expected the FBI to swiftly debunk the latest claim as to the identity of the Zodiac killer, but even I didn't think they would release an updated police sketch, which I have embedded below.