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Los Angeles / Hillside Strangler Connection Arrest #52888

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 08, 1978
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(Studio) Los Angeles police arrest of man in connection with Hillside stranglings noted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Los Angeles, California) Details given of arrest of actor Ned Yorke, of Universal Studios, at his home in Hollywood Hills. Police announcement of charges against Yorke on suspicion of murder in case of Kristina Weckler reported; photograph shown. Statement by police that there appears no connection between Yorke and letter allegedly from strangler, received by Mayor Tom Bradley earlier, noted, along with warnings against public excitement with regard to arrest. Upcoming police news conference mentioned.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Geer, Stephen;
Reasoner, Harry

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