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Los Angeles Hillside Strangler #256555

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 23, 1978
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(Studio) Funeral for latest Hillside strangler victim in Los Angeles noted. Contd. police bafflement in case reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Update on Hillside strangler case. Details with regard to Cindy Lee Hudspeth's death, some of which different from previous murders, given. [WOMAN - notes seeing Hudspeth in discos often and is now scared of other people in discos who might be strangler.] Contd. police investigation, strangler's alternation between killing prostitutes and "nice girls," and attempted confessions, like that of actor Ned Yorke, that have led nowhere detailed. Some fear that strangler may be policeman noted. [Police commander William BOOTH - says there's remote possibility that it is policeman.]
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

Kladstrup, Don;
Cronkite, Walter

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