John Linley Frazier Arrested

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KPIX News footage from October 23rd 1970 with reporter Pat O'Brien featuring views of the location where mass murder suspect John Linley Frazier was arrested by Santa Cruz Sherrifs deputies that morning and booked on 5 counts of murder. Also includes scenes from a press conference in Santa Cruz by County Sheriff Doug James, who announces to reporters how Frazier was apprehended in connection to their investigation of the murders at the Ohta family home in Soquel. Ends with voiceover from O'Brien. Note that John Linley Frazier (aka The Killer Prophet) was convicted of this crime and eventually hung himself in jail on August 13, 2009. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

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