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Stanton, California / Runnion Murder / Avila Arrest #705815

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jul 20, 2002
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(Studio: Sharyll Attkisson) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Vince Gonzales) The arrest of Alejandro Avila† for the kidnap & murder of five-year-old Samantha Runnion featured; details given of the evidence against Avila. [Orange County Sheriff Michael CARONA†- says Samantha became our little girl.] Avila's violent criminal background reviewed. [Prior victim's uncle Lewis DAVIS†, suspect's acquaintance Juan BERRIGAN†, apartment manager Emeline RICALDE†- talk about Avila's behavior.] [Mother Adelina AVILA†- can't believe her son committed murder.]

Attkisson, Sharyl;
Gonzales, Vince

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