John Linley Frazier Sentenced To Death

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KRON News footage from December 15th 1971 with reporter Bill Balleza featuring scenes from Redwood City where John Linley Frazier is sentenced to the death penalty in front of Judge Charles S. Franich on five counts of first degree murder, for an incident last year in Soquel, CA. Includes an interview with prosecutor Peter Chang after the reading to the verdict, in which he states that Frazier deserved the death penalty. Opens with brief views of Frazier being led away by guards. Note that John Linley Frazier (aka The Killer Prophet) eventually hung himself in jail on August 13, 2009. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

Type of material
local newsfilm
16mm color magnetic sound film
Rights for this video belong to
Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.
Date aired
Originally aired on
KRON 2898-11

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