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  1. #1
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    Jun 2016

    CA - Valerie Lane (13) & Doris Derryberry (13), Yuba Co., 1973. *ARRESTS*

    September 13, 2016
    3:30 PM

    The Latest: DNA spurs arrests California slayings from 1973

    MARYSVILLE, Calif. – The Latest on the arrests of two men in the slayings of two California girls in 1973 (all times local):

    3:30 p.m.

    Authorities say decades-old DNA led to the arrests of two men in connection with the shotgun slayings of two girls in California more than 40 years ago.

    They arrested one suspect in Oklahoma and another in California on Tuesday after comparing their DNA with semen from both men found on one of the victims.

    Twelve-year-old Valerie Janice Lane and 13-year-old Doris Karen Derryberry of Olivehurst, California, went missing after going on a weekend shopping trip in November 1973.


    Arrested were 65-year-old Larry Don Patterson of Oakhurst, Oklahoma, and 65-year-old William Lloyd Harbour of Olivehurst, California.

    Jesus Wept. John 11:35 KJV

  2. #2
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    Sep 2011

    CA - Two arrested for 1973 murder of Olivehurst girls in recently reopened cold case

    I didn't find their names in cold cases so putting here.


    In November 1973, two missing Olivehurst girls were found dead, shot execution style, on either side of a dirt road in a wooded area near the Camp Far West diversion dam.

    The murders of Doris Karin Derryberry, 13, and Valerie Janice Lane, 12, remained unsolved. Until now.

    On Tuesday, Yuba County sheriff’s detectives, who had recently reopened the cold case, with the assistance of U.S. Marshals located and arrested Larry Don Patterson, 65, of Oakhurst, Okla., and William Lloyd Harbour, 65, of Olivehurst. The suspects were 22 at the time and lived nearby to the victims.

  3. #3
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    Sep 2011

    It was midmorning Monday on November 12, 1973; when the mothers of Valerie Lane and Doris Derryberry reported them missing as runaways. The girls were good friends and had been together the day before when they left from Doris’s Olivehurst home around noon on Sunday November 11, 1973 to go shopping at the mall in Linda, Ca. The girls were spotted together around town several times that afternoon, including a last sighting of them on Olivehurst Ave near 7th Avenue between 8:30pm-9pm. When neither of the girls had returned home Monday morning, they were reported missing. Just a few hours later, Yuba County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene of two deceased girls that had been found alongside a dirt road near Camp Far West Lake outside of Wheatland at approximately 1:30pm. The victims were identified as the missing girls; Valerie Lane and Doris Derryberry. Both girls had been killed by shotgun blasts at close range. The homicide case was an ongoing active investigation from 1973-1976; but despite significant investigative efforts and over 60 interviews, no successful leads were generated and it remained unsolved for decades.

  4. #4
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    Mar 2009
    Upstate NY

  5. #5
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    Jul 2009
    Two men arrested for 1973 killings of two young girls who never returned from shopping trip to California mall - thanks to new DNA evidence

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...killings.html#

    Photos of perps:


  6. #6
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    Jun 2016
    September 14, 2016
    5:40 PM ET

    The Latest: Oklahoma man denied bond in 1973 killings

    The Latest on the arrest of two men in the 1973 killings of two California girls.

    An Oklahoma man suspected in the killing of two California girls in 1973 has been denied bond.

    Authorities say 65-year-old Larry Don Patterson of Oakhurst appeared for a bond hearing Wednesday. Patterson and his cousin, 65-year-old William Lloyd Harbour of Olivehurst, California, were arrested Tuesday.

    Creek County District Attorney Max Cook says Patterson was denied bond but indicated he would waive extradition to California. Cook says the judge set a Sept. 20 hearing.

    Jesus Wept. John 11:35 KJV

  7. #7
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    May 2013
    Wow. Great work!

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