Photograph of three images of Gordon Stewart Northcott during his trial. He was accused of kidnapping, molesting, torturing, and brutally murdering three young boys and aiding in the murder of another in 1928, which his mother admitted to. She received a life sentence in jail. Northcott was found guilty on all accounts and was executed by hanging on October 2, 1930 at the age of 23.
This photograph appears with the article, "'Rasslin Tough Game' Says Referee M'Donald: West's Outstanding Mat Official Tells Trials, Tribulations of Being an Arbiter," Los Angeles Times, 13 Aug. 1935: A14.