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Roland Seal, who claims he witnessed Dr. George K. Dazey carrying a woman's body on the night Dazey is accused of murdering his wife, Los Angeles, 1939-1940
Date Created and/or Issued
between December 4, 1939 and February 21, 1940
Publication Information
Los Angeles Daily News
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Daily News Negatives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Watchman Roland Dewitt Seal sitting in a chair. Seal was a witness at the trial for Dr. George K. Dazey, who was suspected of killing his wife Doris Dazey in 1935. Mrs. Dazey was found dead in the garage, apparently the victim of monoxide poisoning. Dr. Dazey was accused of boasting about pulling off the "perfect crime," referring to the murder of his wife. Seal had never met Dazey, but he testified to seeing Dr. Dazey carrying a woman's body from the house to the garage on the night of the murder. At the trial Seal also admitted to giving a ficticious name when attempting to purchase a revolver he said he needed to protect himself from Dazey. Seal was given two years probation for this.
Handwritten annotation from nitrate negative: Roland Dewitt Seal
Text from original nitrate sleeve: Seal, Roland
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Judicial proceedings--California--Los Angeles
Watchmen--California--Los Angeles
Homicides--California--Los Angeles
Witnesses--California--Los Angeles
Seal, Roland Dewitt
Los Angeles Daily News Negatives

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