Knives and headless doll found in locker of Madonna’s stalker
New York, Feb 24 : Madonna's stalker, Robert Dewey Hoskins, had stored knives, a headless doll and videos of young kids, in a storage locker in California, according to reports.
The 54-year-old man, who was convicted of stalking the pop star in 1996 and recently tried to escape the psychiatric hospital he is currently being held in, kept his possessions in a storage facility in Long Beach until he missed his rent payments and his belongings were sold.
Apart from lots of Madonna memorabilia, the new owner Jerry Licardi, who had no idea who the locker belonged to when he bought it, found a large collection of knives, a topless photo of Hoskins showing off a Madonna tattoo on his stomach, hand-written rants and photos of the singer.
He also discovered a collection of dolls, one with no head and some home videos of young children in a school play, kids playing with a camera and a woman reading lines from a soap opera.
Investigators said that they found the contents worrying as Hoskins has no known children.
"I think the knives, the tattoo on the stomach, the photos of Madonna - this man is still focused on her and that is what concerns always," the New York Post quoted Sergio Robleto, former Los Angeles homicide detectives, as telling KCAL-TV.
Referring to the headless doll, Robleto, now a private investigator, added, "That, to say the least, bothered me because, is he focusing on something else now? To me that meant real danger ... it didn't look good to me."
Police took photos of the belongings but did not take any as evidence as there are no investigations against Hoskins active at present. (ANI)