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Fresno, California / Murders / Dyer Interview #753829

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Mar 13, 2004
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Reports introduced.

(Fresno, California: Miguel Marquez) The investigation of the murder of nine people at a house in Fresno, California, featured; scenes shown of suspect Marcus Wesson†; details given of revelations of polygamy, incest and Wesson’s cult-like following. [Fresno police chief Jerry DYER†- says this is the worst mass murder case we have had; notes the impact of the case on his department.] [Wesson business associate Frank MUNO†- comments on the relationship between Wesson & the women in the house.] [Little GIRL – says it was sad the kids had to die.]

(Studio: Carol Lin) Live interview held with Dyer about the murder investigation. [In Fresno, DYER – talks about the effect on his officers of seeing the bodies; speculates on the positioning of the bodies; comments on Wesson’s cooperation with police; talks about motives.]

Reporter(s):
Lin, Carol;
Marquez, Miguel
Duration:
00:05:50

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