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Hillside Strangler Suspect Release #498588

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 03, 1978
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(Studio) Los Angeles police release of Hillside strangler suspect Peter Jones due to lack of evidence reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Los Angeles, California) Photos shown. Convicted robber George Shamshak's statements leading to Jones' arrest in connection with murders of 2 women recalled. Pressure by Jones' attorney Albert Johnson and resulting police release of Jones detailed. [Police chief Daryl GATES - cites lack of supportive evidence for Shamshak's statements.] [JOHNSON - says he and client will cooperate completely with investigation.] Shamshak still in custody.
REPORTER: Warren Wilson

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Wilson, Warren
Duration:
00:01:30

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