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New York City / Chambers Case #320372

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 25, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) New York City case in which Robert Chambers accused of killing Jennifer Levin discussed. Report introduced.

(NYC: Richard Roth) Chambers reported pleading guilty to manslaughter while jury deliberating; Chambers' attorney noted calling killing accidental. [Levin's friend Betsy SHANKIN - says is relieved.] Background information re: case given; scenes shown. Chambers reported claiming accidentally choked Levin in response to pain she inflicted during sexual encounter in Central Park. [In confession to police, CHAMBERS - says was being raped.] Possible sentence facing Chambers noted. [Attorney Stephen GILLERS - comments on justice.] Chambers reported also admitting to burglarizing New York City homes to support cocaine habit. (Artist: Elizabeth Williams)

(Studio: Dan Rather) Chambers' statement to judge quoted.

Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard

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