In 1987, Ridgway's
2nd wife, Marcia remembers Ridgway
liked to search out places where people had dumped things to scavenge
for old auto parts. She showed detectives some of those places
and they were not far from where victims' bodies were found even
before their location was public information.
She told police he
took her bicycling along the Green River (where Coffield,
Chapman and Hinds)
Many places she identified
were near where 2 dozen victims were found (including Amina Agisheff,
believed to be the first victim, who disappeared in July 1982.)
She pointed out a road, where 6 victims were found, as one of
his favorite places.
She said he would like
to have sex with her in these places.
She said he kept a
state map with his favorite camping and outdoor spots marked on
In 1991, the body of
Sarah Habakangas, a 17-year-old of
Virginia, was found in North Bend. The body of Nicole
French, 19, of Sacramento, CA was found nearby, in an area
his ex wife indicated he liked to go out to. Both women had been
prostitutes who hung out on the SeaTac Pacific Highway South "strip.
At one point, she took
out a restraining order against him. She feared his temper.