Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Gregory Powell, 'Onion Field' Killer Dies In Prison At 79

Elaine Woo at the Los Angeles Times reports that Gregory Powell, one of two killers of an LAPD officer in an onion field in 1963, has died in a California prison. The crime was made famous by former LAPD Detective Sgt. Joseph Wambaugh's true crime book The Onion Field and the film later made from the book.

You can read the story via the below link:


You can also read an earlier post on a dedication ceremony in Los Angeles for the late Ian Campbell via the below link:


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