Annals of Crime #97


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Los Angeles -- This photo shows Joseph Clyde Amsler, whom the FBI arrested on December 14th in connection with the kidnapping of Frank Sinatra Jr. Barry Keenan, another accomplice, and Amsler were arrested in the Los Angeles area. A third accomplice, John Irwin, was arrested in San Diego. Authorities said most of the $240,000 ransom which was paid has been recovered. The Sinatra youth, a singer, was taken from his motel room at the state line of Nevada by two gunmen on December 8th. He was released unharmed in the Los Angeles area early December 11th, after the ransom had been paid (1963)

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