1945 – Born in San Francisco on the 29th of October.
1980 – Lake was given a year’s probation for theft. He married again, his new wife soon leaving him after she got tired of her husband’s increasingly erratic behavior and his insistence that she star in pornographic movies.
1982 – Lake was arrested for a firearms violation, but he skipped bail and settled into a remote ranch in Wilseyville, Calaveras County.
1985 – On the 2nd of June, an Asian American man later identified as Charles Ng was seen shoplifting in San Francisco.
1983 – Lake’s younger brother Donald had vanished and was presumed dead, as had Charles Gunnar, a friend of Lake’s from his military days, whose remains were discovered under the ranch in September 1992.
1985 – Died on the 6th of June.