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Widow freed In Caruana slaying
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Valley Times TODAY article dated February 12, 1959 partially reads, "Mrs. Gemma Caruana, widowed by murder, won her freedom today. Walking from the Van Nuys courtroom where a murder charge was dropped, she broke into convulsive sobs... Her husband Ronald, a 27-year-old Canoga Park photographer, was murdered last month. His best friend, John C. Neely, 32, who has confessed the killing, originally had implicated Mrs. Caruana."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Police Department
Murder--Investigation--California--Los Angeles
Police charges--California--Los Angeles
Indictments--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Crime--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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