Debra Jackson – On August 10, 1985, cocktail waitress Debra Jackson, 29, left her friend's Lynwood house and went to take a bus to her apartment in South-Central Los Angeles. Her body, with three gunshot wounds to the chest, was found days later in an alley.
Henrietta Wright – Henrietta Wright, 35, was found dead August 12, 1986, in a South Los Angeles alley. Wright, who was shot twice in the chest, was found barefoot, wrapped in a blanket and covered with a mattress. Police said her mouth had been gagged with a cloth.
Barbara Ware – Barbara Ware, 23, was found dead January 10, 1987. Ware's body was found under a pile of trash in an alley. She had been shot once in the chest.
Bernita Sparks – On April 15, 1987, 26-year-old Bernita Sparks told her mother she needed to go to the store for cigarettes but never returned. She was found the next day in a trash bin, covered in garbage. She had been beaten, strangled and shot in the chest.
Mary Lowe – Late on Halloween night in 1987, 26-year-old Mary Lowe told her mother she was going to a party. It was the last time she was seen. Her body was found the next day in an alley. She had been shot once in the chest.
Lachrica Jefferson – The body of 22-year-old Lachrica Jefferson was found January 30, 1988. Like the other victims, she had been shot in the chest and left in an alley.
Alicia Alexander – On September 11, 1988, Alicia "Monique" Alexander asked her father whether he needed anything from the liquor store before leaving the house. The body of the 18-year-old was found days later in an alley. Police said she had been sexually assaulted and shot in the chest.
Princess Berthomieux – Princess Berthomieux disappeared December 21, 2001. No clues into the 15-year-old's whereabouts came until March 19, 2002, when her body was found in an alley. She was strangled and beaten. DNA on her body matched DNA left on the bodies of the other victims, signaling to police that the killer's 13-year hiatus was over.
Valerie McCorvey – The body of 35-year-old Valerie McCorvey was found in an alley on July 11, 2003. Police said she had been sexually assaulted and strangled. They initially suspected her boyfriend until DNA on her body was found to match DNA of earlier victims.
Janecia Peters – A homeless man found the body of Janecia Peters, 25, on January 1, 2007. She had been shot in the back and placed in a garbage bag.
Enietra Washington – Enietra Washington is the only known survivor of the Grim Sleeper. She was raped and shot in November 1988 before she managed to escape. Washington is expected to be the star witness in the trial of the accused killer, Lonnie David Franklin Jr. Franklin is charged with attempted murder in Washington's attack.