Judy Nesbitt

MURDER INC. EXCLUSIVE: Was Judy Nesbitt Murdered by the Original Night Stalker in 1980?


On November 26 1980, Judy Nesbitt was murdered on her boat at Marina Dunes in Newport Beach. She’d received a call at her home in Irvine that morning from someone who claimed he was interested in buying her boat. Judy was seen meeting the prospective buyer at the marina shortly before her murder. She was found bludgeoned and shot in the head aboard her boat, the Felicidad IV. Judy Nesbitt’s home in Irvine is only a mile and a half from the murder locations of both Manuela Witthuhn and Janelle Cruz. Five years after Judy’s murder, her husband’s home in Tustin was broken into by a burglar who stole a handgun and a television. As usual, no one has ever linked Judy’s murder to the Original Night Stalker, even though Manuela Witthuhn was murdered nearby in her Irvine home only two months later. Joseph DeAngelo later named his own boat Scary

November 26 1980 Judy Nesbitt Murder Newport Beach



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Judy Nesbitt was murdered at a marina in Newport Beach. Joseph DeAngelo was an avid boater and familiar with the area. 

Judy Nesbitt lived in Irvine, the same town where the Original Night Stalker murdered Manuela Witthuhn in 1981 and Janelle Cruz in 1986. Joseph DeAngelo had relatives in Irvine at the time

Judy Nesbitt lived in Irvine less than a mile a half from ONS victim Manuela Witthuhn who was killed only two months later but police have failed to link their murders

Joseph DeAngelo was living in Long Beach in 1980


Judy Nesbitt lived in Irvine near Bullwinkle’s where Janelle Cruz worked in 1986


January 24 1985 Fred Nesbitt Burglary Tustin
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The Golden State Killer was active in Tustin throughout the 1970s and 1980s but no Tustin crimes have been linked to him by law enforcement at any point in the last 40 years, despite the fact that Tustin borders Irvine

Fellow Irvine resident and ONS murder victim Manuela Witthuhn’s husband David Witthuhn received taunting phone calls from Joseph DeAngelo, the Golden State Killer, after his wife’s murder


Judy Nesbitt’s twin brother was a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy & FBI Agent
Obituary for Jeremy Ide Conklin, 1938-2013 (Aged 75) -
Judy Nesbitt grew up in North Hollywood in the 1940s

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August 18 1959 Judy Nesbitt North Hollywood
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Judy Nesbitt lived in North Hollywood with her husband Fred in 1959

April 24 2018 Joe DeAngelo’s Boat Scary
His boat... “scary”. The fish look to me like they are based off of the masked man police sketches. : EARONS

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