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1990 Killing of 9-year-old Anaheim Hills Girl Makes OC Register’s Notorious Case List

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She was a drug addict at 13, a prostitute at 14, a single mom at 15 and a murderer at 18.

So begins a front-page Orange County Register story highlighting the case of Maria del Rosio “Rosie” Alfaro, an Anaheim woman convicted of stabbing Autumn Wallace, 9, to death in 1990 during a burglary to raise money for drugs.

The case was profiled among the newspaper’s most notorious cases of all time.

To read it, click here.

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