Mar 5, 1975 Rivera and Walpole

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Mar 5, 1975 Rivera and Walpole - Mother insists c. ,3AN BERNARDINO A woman...
Mother insists c. ,3AN BERNARDINO A woman charged with murdering hr three-year-old daughter y&terday denied killing the child afjd testified the girl was abandoned ten years ago in San Francisco. tllrs. Merla Walpole, 35, said she .pple Valley robbery loss set at; $73,648 iAPPLE VALLEY - Quoting inventory results, a sheriff's dejective yesterday said robbers and her former husband, Antonio Rivera, 38, left their six other children with a baby sitter and drove to San Francisco where she left the child in a service station rest room. Mrs. Walpole, formerly prosecuted under the name of The victims thought a second bandit was also involved because they heard the front door open Merla Bueno, and her former husband are accused of slaying their daughter, Judy, who disappeared early in 1965. The prosecution contends a child's bones found in the Jurupa Hills south of Fontana in 1973 are those of the missing Judy. The defense has contended, however, that a child found in San Francisco in 1965 and later adopted is actually Judy. On Monday, Amy Ixnacios, of the San Francisco Probation Department, provided records that described the discovery, medical A Thought for Today hild abandone d. not treatment and later adoption of the child found in San Francisco. She said she could not provide any . information which might reveal the girl's new identity since her adoption because those records were sealed. Two San Francisco police officers described finding the child. They said they noted what appeared to be bruises and that she spoke with hesitancy. The officers said the girl said her mother's name was Betty, her father's name was John and she had a brother Tommy, although . her NEW ROOFS RE-ROOFING , REPAIRS ESTIMATES TERMS AVAILABLE slam speech was difficult to understand. Both officers said, however, they felt the girl they found in San Francisco bore a resemblance to Mrs. Walpole. Also testifying Monday was a hydraulic engineer, Harry Krueper, Krueper said he had studied the area where the child's bones were found and concluded that the bones were placed -there after 1969. If they had been there before that time they would have been washed out by heavy flooding that struck the area at that time, he said. SMOKEY WILL GET YOU IF YOU GO OVER 55. The fine could pay for a Cruise Control. Look into-Greaf Gas

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  1. The San Bernardino County Sun,
  2. 05 Mar 1975, Wed,
  3. Page 42

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