Accused murderer Paul A. Wright sitting with his attorneys in court, Los Angeles, 1938
- Accused murderer Paul A. Wright sitting with his attorneys in court, Los Angeles, 1938
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- [between January 17-February 18, 1938]
- Los Angeles Daily News
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- Airline executive Paul A. Wright, defendant the "white flame" double homicide trial, photographed at his trial. Wright was charged with the shooting deaths of his wife Evelyn and best friend John Kimmel, whom he claimed to have caught in an "inappropriate" embrace in the Wright home.Wright's defense team, led by famed Los Angeles defense attorney Jerry Giesler, argued that Wright was not guilty by reason of insanity. The jury found Wright guilty of two counts of manslaughter, and subsequently ruled that he had been insane at his sanity trial.A map is visible in the background detailing the scene of the crime.
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