ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 20, 1984
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(Studio) Jack Murphy reported out of prison. Murphy's past recalled.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Zephyrhills, Florida) Scenes of Murphy's departure from prison shown. His religious conversion noted. [MURPHY - attributes his change to Christians' concern for him.] Scenes from "Murph The Surf" movie shown. Scenes of Murphy's arrest for jewel theft shown. "Star of India" sapphire mentioned. His murders of 2 women recalled. Scenes, photos shown. [Hollywood, Florida, Police Department Lieutenant Jim PRIGODICH - indicates area in which bodies were found. Believes Murphy's release is wrong.] [Prison Supt. Ray HENDERSON - disagrees.] Murphy's job in work release program outlined. [MURPHY - notes that his jailers believe in him.]
REPORTER: Mark Potter