Lovers Lane. A secretive destination for hopeful young people. A lookout or secluded area where couples anticipate privacy. Privacy and intimacy was probably what they expected from their night. What they got instead, they never could have predicted. The killer struck again, at yet, another Lover’s Lane.
The murders of Betty Lou Jensen and David Faraday on December 20, 1968, were senseless and tragic. But at this point, for the people of Benicia, California and the surrounding area, there was no further cause for alarm. As callous as it sounds, this was just an unsolved crime in a small town.