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Marine faces slaying charge
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Steele, Bob
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph article dated August 17, 1954 reads, "Marine Pvt. Joseph E. Davis, 20, of Wichita Falls, Texas, accused of the fatal stabbing of Robert C. Whitacre, 37, of 7613 Machrea Ave., Tujunga, faces preliminary hearing tomorrow, 1:30 p.m. in Van Nuys Municipal Court. Davis was brought to Van Nuys yesterday, following his extradition from Texas. He was on leave home, when he was implicated by another Marine. The stabbing occurred last month following a traffic accident and altercation at Sepulveda boulevard and Raymer street in Sepulveda."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Van Nuys Municipal Court
United States.--Marine Corps
Homicide investigation--California--Los Angeles
Violent crimes--California--Los Angeles
Criminals--California--Los Angeles
Crime--California--Los Angeles
Murder--California--Los Angeles
Arrest--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Time Period

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