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Title
Richard Zdon, victim's son
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1947
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes.; Title supplied by cataloger.
Robert L. Nider, 36, ex-paratrooper, shot and killed himself in his automobile as sheriff's deputies sought him for the mysterious strangulation murder of his pretty sweetheart, Mrs. Celia S. Zdon, 29, allegedly a result from a furious lover's quarrel. Richard Zdon, the victim's 12-year-old son along with a friend, found her body when they returned home from a Boy Scout meeting.
Photograph caption dated November 12, 1947 reads, "Richard Zdon - Finds Mother's Body Lying Slumped On Sofa."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;18 x 12 cm. on sheet 26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00095648
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 93.
CARL0005054069
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/32963
Subject
Children of murder victims--California--East Los Angeles
Murder--California--East Los Angeles
Murder--Investigation--California--East Los Angeles
Assault and battery--California--East Los Angeles
East Los Angeles (Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Time Period
1941-1950

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