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Hillside Strangler Suspects #257176

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 31, 1978
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(Studio) Los Angeles police belief of break in Hillside strangling cases reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Background given of new information received by police from inmate George Shamshak of Walpole Prison in Massachusetts, with regard to alleged connection of his friend Peter Mark Jones with Hillside stranglings. Photos shown. Shamshak's recent transfer to California from Massachusetts and today's transfer to San Diego Correctional Institution noted. [Los Angeles police chief Daryl GATES - thinks there's no doubt that this is major break in at least 2 strangling cases.] 2 cases in question are murders of convicted Prostitute Jill Terry Barcomb and Kathleen Robinson. Comments on cases by deputy district attorney noted.
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

Reporter(s):
Kladstrup, Don;
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:02:20

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