March 31, 2017
This month marks the 38th anniversary of the murder of veteran actor, Charles Wagenheim, who was beaten to death in his Hollywood apartment on March 6, 1979.
Here is the “fact stranger than fiction” Wagenheim story that begins in 1952 and ends with my investigation and solving of his murder in 1979. From Most Evil II, Chapter 6:
The Murder of Veteran Actor, Victor Kilian Just Five Days Later
Just five days after the murder of Charles Wagenheim, a second elderly well-known actor was murdered less than three miles away. Victor Kilian, who resided in the legendary Lido Apartments (Pictured in The Eagles album cover for “Hotel California”), was also bludgeoned to death in his apartment. Here’s an LA Times article from back then, in which I informed the public “the two crimes were not connected”.