San Francisco Police Department

San Francisco.
August 1, 1969.

During a normal, quiet day at the editing office of the San Francisco Chronicle, a mysterious letter arrives, accompanied by a set of mysterious symbols in a cipher. In this letter, the author (anonymously) admits to multiple murders and demands that the Chronicle publish the cipher for its readers to decode, or he will kill many more people.

This is the story of the Zodiac Killer, a cryptic serial killer from the late 1960s and early 70s whose identity has never been discovered. He is reportedly responsible for as many as 37 murders across the state of California, and he was known for sending ciphers as clues and contacting press, police, and TV news to boast about his killings.

While the coalition of the Chronicle, the Police Department, and the public was unable to apprehend this vicious assassin, the delegates of this committee will have another shot at solving one of history’s mysteries. This committee will have to collect and analyze the evidence, solve the ciphers, and interview potential suspects to have any hope at a conclusion to this intense manhunt.