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Accused jewel thief hid gem in throat
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Tommie R. Fasenmyer, 21, who confessed to the robbery of Mrs. Edna Letts McNaghten, a department store heiress, of $155,000 in jewelry, showed police how he concealed a 3-carat $4000 diamond in his throat for three days after the officers searched him. The bulk of the stolen goods was recovered in the glove department of Fasenmyer's car in San Diego where he and his bride, Virginia, were arrested and booked for grand theft. Photograph dated May 26, 1951.
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Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 12733; HE-001-428 4x5
Jewelry theft--California--Los Angeles
Jewel thieves--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Evening Herald Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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