SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The estranged spouse of Golden State Killer suspect Joseph DeAngelo released a statement Friday morning on the case.

Sharon Huddle released the statement through the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department. It reads in full:

“My thoughts and prayers are for the victims and their families. The press has relentlessly pursued interviews of me. I will not be giving any interviews for the foreseeable future.  I ask the press to please respect my privacy and that of my children.”

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Last week, more than 170 pages of heavily redacted documents pertaining to the Golden State Killer/East Area Rapist case were made public.

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DeAngelo is facing 12 counts of murder in Sacramento, Ventura, Santa Barbara and Orange counties.

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His next court appearance is scheduled for July 12.