This is the 48 Hours (CBS) report on the latest info on the Natalie Wood drowning. New ‘evidence’ was uncovered in 2011, enough for LAPD to re-open the case, which after 31 years, the only statute of limitations that has not expired (and never will) is homicide! The footage includes personal information and photos of my own connection with Splendour, and the epilogue footage of the 1961 movie, ‘Splendor in the Grass’, for which this 60 ft., Bristol yacht was named by her former owners, Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood. ~Doug Noyce
click here to subscribe; http:\\youtube.com\subscription_center?add_user=areyouintheknow A Los Angeles County Coroner’s document was released Monday related to the unkillable death investigation of actress Natalie Wood. The new coroner’s supplement questions original forensic findings in the drowning case, and suggests the 43-year-old actress — found floating face down in the ocean off Catalina Island on Nov. 29, 1981 — could have been assaulted before entering the water. Wood’s body was discovered at the time several hundred yards from the yacht “Splendour” where she had been spending Thanksgiving holiday with her husband, actor Robert Wagner, and actor Christopher Walken. The newly released report notes injuries on the actress’ arm, wrist and neck, initially attributed to Wood attempting to climb into an inflatable dinghy, could have occurred before she entered the water. The LA Times notes that “the “new findings — which Sheriff’s Department sources said they have known about for some time — stop short of classifying her death as a homicide.” According to a section of the supplement titled, Discussion and opinion by the current Chief Medical Examiner-Coroner: •”There are conflicting statements as to when the decedent went missing from the boat and whether there were verbal arguments between the decedent and her husband.” •”With the presence of fresh bruises in the upper extremities of the right forearm/left wrist area and a small scratch in the anterior neck, this …
On September 29th, 2012, Jetlev Southwest President Dean O’Malley established a new world record for the longest jetpack flight in history when he successfully flew the Jetlev jetpack from Newport Beach to Avalon, Catalina, a journey of 26.2 miles. This is Inside Edition’s report on the feat. To book your own flight with Jetlev Southwest, please call (888) 553-6471.
Catalina Express recently dedicated its new Catalina Sea and Air Terminal at the Port of Los Angeles. The substantial investment by Catalina Express is part of the emerging LA Waterfront. The inviting grounds of the terminal allow for dining, drinks and an incredible views of cruise ships and cargo vessels along the Main Channel of America’s Port®.
CATALINA ISLAND, Calif. — US Coast Guard crews from San Diego and San Pedro work with a team from the Pacific Marine Mammal Center to transport and release a nearly 500-pound California sea lion near Catalina Island, Aug. 24, 2012. The Center rescued the sea lion approximately five miles inland near Irvine, and worked with the Coast Guard to release him back into the wild. US Coast Guard video by PADET San Diego. Read more about Franklin’s story here: coastguard.dodlive.mil