Great Aunt Murdered

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Great Aunt Murdered - Girl Murdered In Los Angeles, To Be Buried Here...
Girl Murdered In Los Angeles, To Be Buried Here Former schoolmates of Charlotte Lea Trosper, 19, and relatives and friends of her family were shocked to learn of her tragic death in Los Angeles Monday night. Her murdered body was fotmd along Angeles Crest Highway north' of Los Angeles by a motorist Tuesday but her identity was not discovered until yesterday. . For her services, her body is being returned to Rediands where her family lived when she was born in 1939 and where she lived and went to school until the family moved to Pasadena in the m : >• spring ot 1951. Her parents are Gerald L. and Louise Stockham Trosper. The services will be held Saturday' afternoon, at 1 o'clock in the F. Arthur Cortner chapel with T. J. Walling, minister, pastor of the Central Church of Christ officiating. Interment will be in Montecito Park Cemetery. Photesraphers Model Miss Trosper, described" as being a beautiful strawberry blonde, had been a photographers model and receptionist and for the; past month has resided in Glendale. Yesterday her 31 year old boy friend of three years led sheriff's officers to the spot on the highway where he dumped the body of the model he admittedly stabbed to death in a quarrel. Schedui ed to have a murder complaint issued against him today was'Ger aid Feasby, of Highland Park. She was identified through a missing person report filed by her employer, Emmett Hubart, photographer. Later, her body was identified by two uncles, Kenneth Stockham, 24, and William Stockham, .26, of Newport Beach and formerly of "Rediands where they attended high school and played on the Terrier football teams. Search for Feasby was started immediately when it was learned he had been seen at Miss Trosper's apartment at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Hubarth reported the two had been having difficulties and detectives learned Glendale police had been called in during an argument they had a month ago. Wheft she was born her parents lived on Third street. Her father served with the Navy from 1943 to 1945 and after his return home he began working as a welder for the city. The family then moved to 1323 Sixth street. During the Korean War her father reenlisted and served during two years. On his return the family moved to Pasadena. . Attended Franklin School Charlotte attended Franklin school and she and her brothers later attended Lugonia and Lincoln schools, in 1949, 1950 and 1951, according to school records. In addition to her parents she leaves her brothers Stepjem and Gerald and her grandmother Mrs. Myrtle Stockham. 421 East Central avenue. She also leaves numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. CHARLOTTE LEA TROSPER Grand-Jury Indicts Man In San Bernardino The seeo'nd of two secret indictments by the County Grand Jury late yesterday, resulted in the arrest today of Patrick Cory of San Bernardino on seven counts o f bookmaking spread out over the current year, according to the district attorney's office. He was arraigned in Superior Court this morning and released on $1,000 bail. The case was continued until Friday, Dec. 12 for Cory to enter his plea. Mrs. Juanita Russell, Rialto city treasurer, was the subject of the first indictment although the two matters were' unrelaed. .

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  1. Redlands Daily Facts,
  2. 04 Dec 1958, Thu,
  3. Page 5

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