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Mexican murder suspect
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Pictured is William Culveaux, 19 was charged with the murder of Miguel Barron in an asserted feud over two girls, Rose Padilla and Cecilia Aparacio. Charges against Culveaux were dimissed by Judge Byron J. Walters who stated in court, "While it is true tha we are faced in Los Angeles with juvenile gangster terrorism, it is equally true under evidence submitted to this court that this defendant acted in self defense." Photograph dated July 22, 1942.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 9710
Culveaux, William
Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles
Murder--California--Los Angeles
Gangs--California--Los Angeles
Courthouses--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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