John Moore speaking with Lou Daro after the death of William Focher, Los Angeles, 1935
- John Moore speaking with Lou Daro after the death of William Focher, Los Angeles, 1935
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- July 1935
- Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection
Shortly after an altercation with wrestling promoter Lou Daro 35-year-old William Focher was shot by police officers after they had confused him for a bandit. After several hours of being treated at the hospital he died. Moore was in company of Focher at the time of the shooting and was held in jail on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.
John Moore identified as John G. Moore or John S. Moore in Los Angeles Times articles.
Daro and Moore stand facing each other while several unidentified men, most likely police detectives, watch them converse.
Photograph appears with the article, "Error Death to be Aired," Los Angeles Times, 12 July 1935: A1.
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- b&w nitrate negative
cellulose nitrate film
Criminal investigations--California--Los Angeles
Sports promoters--California--Los Angeles
Police shootings--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles (Calif.). Police Department
Daro, Lou, b. 1884 or 85
Moore, John, b. 1910 or 11
- Los Angeles (Calif.)
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- still image
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