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Actress Lisa Rinna Reveals That Her Mother Was Kidnapped By a Serial Killer, David Carpenter

Updated On 18 Apr, 2019 Published On

American actress Lisa Rinna made a shocking revelation about her mom. The actress said that her mother was kidnapped and was stabbed by a serial killer named David Carpenter.

The actress opened up about the terrifying ordeal in an episode of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills on Tuesday, April 16.

Lisa CAPTION: Lisa Rinna with her parent SOURCE: US Magazine

David Carpenter, who is also known as Trailside Killer, once terrorized Northern Californians, killing innocent people during the 1970s and 19980s. She said,

A few years before I was born, my mom was attacked by a man that she worked with. He picked her up at the bus stop and then, all of a sudden, he started to drive her down this really deserted road, He tried to rape her. He tried to kill her. Luckily, a military policeman had seen them drive down this deserted road and he knew no one was supposed to be down there and he followed them down. My mom was saved that day by that military policeman.

Moreover, Lisa's mother Lois, who is currently 90 years of age, also opened up about the horror moment.

That was a really bad thing. I knew him. I thought that was it, He’s straddling me. He had a hammer in one hand and a knife in the other, He’s straddling me. He had a hammer in one hand and a knife in the other.

Lois also revealed that it was only after Carpenter tried to harm her that he was imprisoned.

I was the first one he went to jail for, They gave him seven and a half years.

Talking about Carpenter, he was imprisoned twice in his life, in 1960 and again in 1970. After he was released after the second imprisonment, he killed four people. And finally, in 1984, he received a death sentence after being caught by a survivor. 

American CAPTION: American serial killer David Carpenter SOURCE: Cloudinary

As of 2019, he is on death row at San Quentin State Prison north of San Francisco.