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From the Baldwin Hills looking down from about the same perspective as the cover of Colder Case

The Village Green in 1943.

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Paperback released!

@ AMAZON.com   The crime scenes. The P&E track from Culver City to Amoco (center) is the southern boundary of the Glen Airy District. Two sisters, May and Nina Martin, 12 and 8, disappeared from the Glen Airy District at the base of the Baldwin Hills in Los Angeles on August 23, 1924. Most houses were no […]

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Sisters and a friend

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Los Angeles Times Map of the 1937 Crime Scene

The first I heard of this case in was 2004. There was the claim the “pied piper” killer enticed the children to walk a block behind him up into the hills. This map by the L.A. Times has the crime scene location 1 1/2 miles farther north than the testimony indicated, at about where Coliseum […]

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Centinela Park in Inglewood, CA Google Map

The children lived where the red line is drawn. There were houses on the north side of the street until the 50s and 60s. Note the plunge upper right and the tennis courts at bottom. Veteran’s Memorial Building (built in 1934) is far left at the corner of Warren Lane and Centinela Ave. Florence used […]