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  • Fake Rockefeller case: Ex-San Marino police officer testifies

     
    The San Marino neighborhood where the man sometimes known as Clark Rockefeller lived was affluent, the kind of place where neighbors knew each other and were protective of each other. Residents would call the police if there was a car......
  • Rockefeller impostor acted odd but isn't a killer, his lawyers say

     
    Defense attorneys Monday said they would not deny that Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter changed his name numerous times, acted oddly and went out of his way to avoid authorities wanting to ask him about the 1985 death of John Sohus. Gerhartsreiter's......
  • L.A. Now Live: Fake Rockefeller a con artist or murderer?

     
    In the 1980s, Christian Gerhartsreiter passed himself off as the 13th baronet of Chichester while living in a San Marino guesthouse. Later, he moved to the East Coast and assumed the name “Clark Rockefeller,” leading people to believe he was a...
  • Testimony expected to begin in Rockefeller imposter's murder trial

     
    Prosecutors say John Sohus was killed by German-born Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter, a man with numerous aliases. Testimony is expected to begin Tuesday in Gerhartsreiter’s trial in Los Angeles Superior Court....
  • Sex offender's words to therapist cannot be used as evidence

     
    A sex offender’s private communications with his psychotherapist generally may not be used as evidence to commit him to a mental institution as a sexually violent predator, the California Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday. In a decision written...
  • Rockefeller imposter accused of killing man in 1985 goes on trial

     
    Jose Perez, working for his father's swimming pool business, was digging into the backyard of a San Marino home in 1994 when he made a grisly discovery: human bones wrapped in plastic and buried several feet underground. Nearly two decades......
  • Fake Rockefeller: Trial focuses on dug-up backyard

     
    A friend of a man accused of killing and burying his landlady’s adult son in the mid-1980s testified Tuesday that she questioned him about a freshly dug patch of dirt in the backyard of the San Marino home. Dana Glad......
  • Victim in fake Rockefeller murder trial died from blows to head

     
    The man whose decomposed body was unearthed behind a San Marino home in 1994 suffered at least three hard blows to the head with a blunt, possibly curved object, a forensic pathologist testified Wednesday. “When the actual injuries happened, the.......
  • Fatal blows described in Clark Rockefeller case

     
    The murder trial for Christopher Gerhartsreiter, otherwise known as Clark Rockefeller, in the death of a 27-year-old man whose remains were discovered in 1994 in the backyard of a San Marino home is continuing Thursday in L.A. County Superior Court.......
  • Postcard is key evidence in murder trial of Rockefeller impostor

     
    The postcard from France was unexpected, its message brief: “Mom, I think we need a geography lesson but not too bad – Linda & John.” Linda Sohus had told her mother she and her husband, John, were going on a......
  • Jury selection begins in 'Clark Rockefeller' murder trial

     
    Like the Wizard of Oz, a man born in a German village was a master of illusion, taking on many names before becoming the self-proclaimed Boston socialite Clark Rockefeller with a lifestyle to match. But Christian Gerhartsreiter's illusions came at......
  • Lawsuit alleges Sharon Stone forced maid to work with bad back

     
    A woman who worked as a maid for Sharon Stone has sued her, alleging the actress forced her perform physically strenuous tasks and then fired her after she sought to rest her injured back. The complaint marks the second suit......