Christian K. Gerhartsreiter, a man who claimed to be a member of the famous Rockefeller family, was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder in the death of a San Marino man 28 years ago.
A murder case against a notorious Rockefeller impostor was turned over to a Los Angeles jury on Tuesday after the prosecutor implored the panel to find the defendant guilty of the cold-case crime.
A notorious Rockefeller impostor was depicted Monday by a prosecutor as a master manipulator who “always had a lie in his back pocket to explain things,” but slipped up and left clues that he was a killer.
The woman who married a notorious Rockefeller impostor and bore his child told jurors in his murder trial Tuesday her story of a 12-year marriage to a man whose identity was a lie.
A prosecutor told jurors Monday he will prove a cold-case murder allegation against a German immigrant who spent years moving through U.S. society under a series of aliases, most notoriously posing as a member of the Rockefeller family.
To his neighbors in an upscale Pasadena suburb, he was the man from nowhere, a newcomer who joined the church, ingratiated himself to elderly residents and called himself Chris Chichester.
Christian K. Gerhartsreiter pleaded not guilty Friday morning in Alhambra Superior Court to murder charges in connection in a February 1985 slaying.
A man who claimed to be a member of the famous Rockefeller family insists he had nothing to do with the killing of a California man more than 25 years ago.
A mystery man who calls himself Clark Rockefeller was charged Tuesday with murder in the disappearance of a Southern California man more than 25 years ago, the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office said.