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Lie tests fail to link suspect to sex cases
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Goldwater, Jeff
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Photograph article dated June 10, 1965 partially reads, "Police homicide detectives today said lie detector tests given to Byron Elvin Pierce late yesterday 'prove inconclusive' that he was linked to several unsolved sexual offense cases. Pierce, 23, was accused of the kidnap-torture of a 7-year-old Canoga Park boy who was still hospitalized in serious condition at Childrens Hospital." Photograph caption reads, "Accused mutilator - Byron Elvin Pierce, 23, of 7758 Winnetka Ave., Canoga Park, is escorted from Van Nuys Police Station for return to County Jail after taking lie detector tests in connection with several unsolved sex crimes in the Valley and Ventura County."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Sex offenders--California--Los Angeles
Sex crimes--California--Los Angeles
Sexually abused boys--California--Los Angeles
Criminal investigation--California--Los Angeles
Lie detectors and detection--California--Los Angeles
Attempted murder--California--Los Angeles
Arrest--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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