Abbott Murder Trial
4.75 in HIGH x 3.75 in WIDE
(12.06 cm HIGH x 9.52 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers

Photograph of Trinity County Deputy Sheriff Harold Jackson. He and his pair of spotted hound dogs discovered the body of Stephanie Bryan on a hillside near the Abbott vacaation cabin on July 20. According to the Oakland Tribune of November 30, Jackson "followed his dogs up the hillside...`When I got there I saw these clothes sticking out of the dirt and I holldered down to the rest of the party to come up, that I had...or rather the dogs had...found something." The "something" turned out to be Stephanie Bryan's badly decomposed body; she had been missing since April 28.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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