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Charles Starkweather

January 31, 2008 |  7:13 am

Jan. 31, 1958
Los Angeles

A crowd watches flames destroy an old wooden bridge over the Los Angeles River near Compton ... An inquiry by the district attorney finds no basis for allegations of misconduct by the Los Angeles County coroner's office ...

Quote of the day: "I always wanted to be a criminal, but not this big a one."
--Charles Starkweather, killer of 11 people


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