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Los Feliz Murder Mystery…

Posted by Allan Ellenberger on Feb 6th, 2009
Feb 6


On a Los Feliz hill, murder — then mystery


Los Feliz murder house

 Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times
The hilltop Los Feliz mansion where Dr. Harold Perelson killed his wife and then himself in 1959. It has sat vacant ever since.


Inside a mansion, it’s as if time stopped in 1959 when a doctor killed his wife and then himself. Gifts still sit, unopened. Why?


By Bob Pool
Los Angeles Times
February 6, 2009


It’s a murder mystery that has puzzled a Los Feliz neighborhood since 1959.


The criminal-case part was solved quickly enough. Homicide investigators found that Dr. Harold Perelson bludgeoned his wife to death with a ball-peen hammer, savagely beat their 18-year-old daughter and then fatally poisoned himself by gulping a glass of acid.    (Click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)


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