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Title
Earl F. Muren turns in friend for plotting to kill his wife, Los Angeles, 1933
Date Created and/or Issued
January 12, 1933
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
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Photograph appears with the article, "Bizarre Plans Told By Chum," Los Angeles Times, 13 Jan 1933: A2.
When Muren came to his friend Gerald A. Craig to ask for help finding a job, Craig offered Muren the proposition of killing his wife Ethel for money. Appalled at the request, Muren turned him in to police.
Handwritten on negative: Earl F. Muren
Text from newspaper caption: Strange Triangle in Bizarre Scheme Above-Mrs. Ethel Craig and Earl F. Muren, who told police of the asserted plot to murder Mrs. Craig.
Text from negative sleeve: MUREN, EARL F. MURDER CASE 1933
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_6453
ark:/21198/zz002cwp41
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Witnesses--California--Los Angeles
Judicial proceedings--California--Los Angeles
Portrait photographs
Muren, Earl F., 1901-1963
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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