Introducing Mind of a Monster: The Hillside Strangler and The Nightstalker

Mind of a Monster Season 2 takes us back to 70s and 80s Los Angeles when two of the most notorious, vicious, and devastating serial killers in US history spread fear across the city: The Hillside Strangler and The Nightstalker. Between them, 25 murders, 5 attempted murders, and an unknown number of sexual assaults occurred, putting an entire city in a state of terror. Dr. Michelle Ward – who grew up in LA – speaks candidly with detectives, experts, friends, family and witnesses involved in each case to unravel exactly what happened and explore the shocking details to try and find out why such monsters came to be.Watch full episodes of Mind of a Monster on discovery+. Go to to start your 7-day free trial today. Terms apply. See for privacy and opt-out information.