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Serial killer Joel Rifkin killed 17 women in the 1990s before the police tried to pull him over for a missing license plate (and discovered his latest victim).
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In 2000, Rifkin attempted to sue the prison for violating his constitutional rights, saying that he should not be placed in solitary confinement. The court ruled in favor of the prison. Corrections officials say Rifkin is now imprisoned with more than 200 other inmates at Clinton who are not allowed to mix with the general prison population.
New York's Supreme Court rejected Rifkin's appeal of his convictions for the murder of nine women.
Joel Rifkin is now serving 203 years in the Clinton Correctional Facility. He is eligible for parole in 2197, at the age of 238.
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