John Albert Gardner III (born April 9, 1979) is an American convicted double murderer and sex offender. He confessed to the February 2009 rape and murder of 14-year-old Amber Dubois from Escondido, California, and the February 2010 rape and murder of 17-year-old Chelsea King from Poway, California, after he entered a plea agreement that spared him from the death penalty.
The skeletal remains of Amber Dubois, a 14-year-old Escondido teen missing for over a year, have been found in a rural area of northern San Diego County.
The mother of murdered North County teenager Amber Dubois confronted the author of a new book Thursday that details the death of her daughter, as well as the murder of teenager Chelsea King.
With the latest arrest of a suspected kidnapper, Escondido residents are reminded of lessons learned after 14-year-old Amber Dubois went missing in 2009.
The search for missing 14-year-old Amber Dubois had produced few leads until another teenager, Chelsea King, disappeared on Feb. 25, 2010. A body, presumed to be Chelsea's, was found five days later.
The family of Amber DuBois, the missing California teenager whose body was found over the weekend, are divided as to whether she was killed by the same sex offender recently charged with the rape ...
Human remains that have been positively identified as those of missing nursing student Michelle Le were discovered by the mother of murdered Escondido teenager Amber Dubois.
Gardner, 31, was jailed for life last year after admitting killing 17-year-old Chelsea King and 14-year-old Amber Dubois in separate abductions in California.
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