LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A public hearing on a serial rapist's proposed release to Lake Los Angeles has been canceled because the owner of a house where he was set to live withdrew the property from consideration, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced today.
Public comments submitted over the proposed release of Christopher Hubbart, the so-called “Pillowcase Rapist,” will still be delivered next Wednesday to Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Gilbert Brown, according to the District Attorney's Office.
No new release location has been proposed for Hubbart.
The District Attorney's Office announced last month that the owner of a home at 17132 Laredo Vista withdrew the property in an area east of Palmdale from consideration.
Hubbart admitted raping about 40 women between 1971 and 1982.
Upon his initial arrest in 1972 in
But over the next two years, he raped another 15 women in the San Francisco Bay Area, according to court documents. He was again imprisoned, then paroled in 1990. Hubbart subsequently was returned to prison after he accosted a woman in
Attorneys for Hubbart have argued that their client's current detention in
In May, Judge Gilbert Brown ruled that Hubbart should be released and housed somewhere in
Lacey and Antonovich have strongly opposed plans to allow the serial rapist to live in
Hubbart lived in
Hubbart, if released, would be under strict supervision, including electronic monitoring.
Hubbart was born in