Gordon Stewart Northcott 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.
A smiling Juanita Hill stands against blank wall, holding Fox-Terrier, "The Laird of Laurelwood." They were participants of the 4th annual Canine Specialty Club dog show at the Ambassador Auditorium in Los Angeles.