Forty-one years have passed since the Zodiac attacked Bryan Hartnell and Cecelia Shepard at Lake Berryessa back in 1969. Despite a valiant battle for her life, Cecelia died within days of the brutal stabbing, but Bryan survived to provide a bizarre and horrifying glimpse into the motives and mind of the Zodiac. Many people struggle to comprehend the events of that fateful day and to gather information about this infamous crime.
As part of an ongoing effort to provide official documents, photographs, the Zodiac letters, and other material, this site has been updated with a collection of images and documents regarding the Zodiac’s attack at Lake Berryessa. This collection has been designed to be user-friendly and for easy, reliable access.
The collection includes the following items:
THE SCENE OF THE CRIME
The Zodiacâ€™s Message: The Car Door
The Phone Booth
THE SUSPECT and PERSONS OF INTEREST
Read the reports produced by the Napa County Sheriffâ€™s Department and other agencies, including: