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Richard James Lucas on the witness stand, Los Angeles, 1928
Date Created and/or Issued
February 1928
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Photograph appears with the headline, "Ghastly Details of Little Girl's Murder Revealed," Los Angeles Times, 02 Feb 1928: A2.
Detective Lieutenant Richard Lucas identified William Hickman as having signed the confession on their train back from Pendleton to Los Angeles saying that Hickman had murdered 12-year-old Marion Parker.
Lucas sits on the witness stand with his hands folded in his lap.
Text from negative sleeve: HICKMAN, WILLIAM EDWARD
Handwritten on negative: Dick Lucas 8
Text from newspaper caption: Ghastly Details Related Detective Lieutenant Lucas on witness stand yesterday as he revealed Hickman's story of terrible mutilations of little child.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Judicial proceedings--California--Los Angeles
Detectives--California--Los Angeles
Witnesses--California--Los Angeles
Lucas, Richard James
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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