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Title
Bert C. Webster visits the location of Dr. Benjamin Baldwin's body with police, Newhall, 1924
Date Created and/or Issued
April 1924
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Margaret Willis and Bert C. Webster tossed the body of Dr. Benjamin Baldwin over this railing a short distance south of the Newhall tunnel after Willis killed him and stuffed his body into a trunk.
Similar photograph appears with the headline, "Where Trunk Was Cast Into Ditch by Slayer and Man Held in Case," Los Angeles Times, 14 Apr 1924: 2.
Bert Webster stands with a group of men, the one closest to the camera most likely identifiable as Detective Longuevan.
Text from negative sleeve: WILLIS, MARGARET MURDER CASE
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_4495
ark:/21198/zz002cq9c3
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Police--California--Newhall
Criminal investigations--California--Newhall
Webster, Bert C
Longuevan, Dwight West, 1890-1959
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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