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Photograph also used for articles dated December 26, 1947 and August 17 & 19, 1949.; Photograph has been edited to identify key locations at the murder scene and to cover up all of the blood on Siegel's face and clothing; see image 00010114 for an unaltered print.; Photograph included in the exhibit: âEdited for Publication: Photographic Manipulations in the Los Angeles Herald Examinerâ This residence is located at 810 N. Linden Drive in Beverly Hills and belonged to Siegel's companion, Virgina Hill, at the time of his murder. Photograph caption dated June 21, 1947 reads, "A coroner's aide examines the body of Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel, called gangland's No. 1 figure, as it lies on the floor of a home in which he was sleeping. Siegel was sitting on the divan (cross mark), reading a newspaper, when the gunman fired the shots through the window (arrow). Two bullets hit his head."
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm. Photographic prints
Hill, Virginia,--1916-1966--Homes and haunts Siegel, Bugsy,--1906-1947--Death and burial Homicides--California--Beverly Hills Dead persons--California--Beverly Hills Detectives Coroners Organized crime--United States Dwellings--California--Beverly Hills Living rooms--California--Beverly Hills Interiors--California--Beverly Hills Beverly Hills (Calif.) Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs