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Michael Gargiulo Victim: Ashley Ellerin Wiki, Biography, Age, Boyfriend(Ashton Kutcher), 10 Facts You Need to Know

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Ashley Ellerin was a 22-year-old woman who was murdered in her home by “The Hollywood Ripper” AKA serial killer Michael Gargiulo. Ashley was originally from Los Altos, California and later moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in fashion. She was prominent in the Los Angeles social scene in the early 2000s.

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Ashley was neighbors with Michael Gargiulo and the two were friends. Gargiulo was able to become close with Ashley by acting as her air-conditioning repairman. Her friends became uncomfortable with Gargiulo and advised Ashley to stop hanging out with him as he seemed to be obsessed with her. He was spotted several times at her house when she wasn’t home and sitting in his car parked outside staring at her residence. Gargiulo is now on trial for her murder.

Biography, Age

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The fashion student was just 22 when she was discovered by her housemate with 47 stab wounds – 12 of them fatal.

It took over seven years for air conditioner repairman Michael Gargiulo, now 43, to be identified as a suspect in Ashley’s killing.

And it has taken over 10 more years since then for alleged serial killer Gargiulo – dubbed the Hollywood Ripper – to finally go on trial Thursday charged with two murders and one attempted murder after years of legal wrangling.

Parents, Family

Meanwhile, Ashley’s former newspaper executive father Michael, 67, mother Cynthia, 70, and brother Seth, 36, will be hoping the trial can bring them closure.

Dating, Boyfriends

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Ashley dated Vin Diesel around the time he was filming the movie Pitch Black. She was also romantically involved with Law And Order’s Jeremy Sisto, who flew Ellerin to a film set in Toronto, Canada while he was filming 2001’s Angel Eyes.

10 Facts You Need to Know

  1. Michael Gargiulo, the ‘Hollywood Ripper’, 43, will go on trial May 2 facing two counts of murder and one of attempted murder 
  2. He is accused of fatally stabbing Ashley Ellerin, 22, in her home in 2001 – who at the time was dating actor Ashton Kutcher
  3. High school photos obtained by DailyMailTV show Ashley beaming as she grew up in the Silicon Valley town of Los Altos
  4. Her grief-stricken father Michael Ellerin, 67, and mother Cynthia Ellerin, 70, were spotted walking their dogs near their home ahead of the trial 
  5. The family are hoping for closure in the long-awaited trial, where Kutcher has been named as a potential witness in the case 
  6. Gargiulo is believed to have killed up to 10 women, including Maria Bruno, 32, in 2005 and 18-year-old Tricia Pacaccio in 1993 
  7. He was roaming free until 2008 when he allegedly attacked Michelle Murphy, who fought him off and survived after she was stabbed 17 times
  8. DNA samples from the attack connected him to the three murders and he was arrested in 2008 and has been awaiting trial
  9. Gargiulo has pled both not guilty and not guilty by reason of insanity
  10.  Ashley Ellerin Was Supposed to Hang out with Ashton Kutcher the Night of Her Murder
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