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Title
Witness testifies during Louis R. Payne murder trial, Los Angeles, 1934-1935
Date Created and/or Issued
[between June, 1934 and January, 1935]
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 Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
In early June, 1934, police officers discovered the bodies of Carrie L. Payne, 45, and Robert Payne, 15, at their Westwood home. They had been brutally murdered by Louis R. Payne, their respective son and brother, in late May. Payne was arrested several days after he committed the crime and after confessing at a Huntington Beach police station. In January, 1935 he plead insanity and was sent to a sanitarium.
A bespectacled man sits at the witness stand in a courtroom.
Text from negative sleeve: Payne, Louis R. Murder Case
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_7199
ark:/21198/zz002cxjvd
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Witnesses--California--Los Angeles
Judicial proceedings--California--Los Angeles
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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