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Los Angeles / Hillside Strangler Connection Arrest #256732

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 08, 1978
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(Studio) Los Angeles police arrest of actor in connection with Hillside strangler case, involving sex murders of 12 women, reported Police spokesperson statements with regard to actor's claims to be strangler cited.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Details of arrest on charges of suspicion of murder of Universal Studios actor Ned Yorke, who claims to be Hillside strangler, given; police statements cited. Photo shown; Yorke was arrested at Hollywood Hills home. [Police Department Captain Daryl GATES - says Yorke's statements indicated he has knowledge of murders, but that statements are now being investigated and expectations shouldn't be raised that case is solved.] Details of stranglings, which began in October, outlined; victims mentioned are Yolanda Washington, whose body was found near Burbank, and Judith Miller. Yorke's telephone call to police this morning mentioned.
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

Kladstrup, Don;
Cronkite, Walter

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