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Arrest S.F. man in slaying of friend
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph article dated July 19, 1958 partially reads, "Emilio Romo, 42, of San Fernando was booked on suspicion of murder and attempted murder today after, police said, he killed his best friend and stabbed his estranged wife. Romo was arrested nine hours after the slaying as he hid in weeds at 1449 Pico St., four blocks from the murder scene. Det. Sgt. harry Phillips said Romo claimed he "blacked out" and didn't remember what happened. He said he had been drinking for three days. Dead from a knife wound in the left shoulder and chest was Joseph Aldama, who lived in a trailer at 1618 San Fernando Rd. Critically wounded was Mrs. Mary Romo, 40."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Murder--Investigation--California--San Fernando
Murderers--California--San Fernando
Arrest--California--San Fernando
Criminals--California--San Fernando
Police--California--San Fernando
Men--California--San Fernando
San Fernando (Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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