On August 25, NBC’s Today show aired the first of a two-part question-and-answer session with the man who calls himself Clark Rocketeller. (The video is also posted at the same msnbc.com link.) The second installment will air on August 26.
“I wanted to change my life altogether,” Gerhartsreiter, 48, told NBC News’ Natalie Morales during an exclusive jailhouse interview airing Monday and Tuesday on TODAY. “I just wanted to live an obscure life.”
Earlier this month detectives identified Rockefeller, who was being held in Boston on unrelated kidnapping charges, as the man wanted for questioning in the 1985 disappearance and suspected killings of Linda, 28, and Jonathan Sohus, 26, both members of the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society.
Also today, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s homicide detectives announced they will use ground-penetrating radar to search the
Smith said ground-penetrating radar has not been used on the yard before, likely because the technology did not exist in 1994. Experts say more recent advances in associated computer software, also used for medical imaging such as X-rays and CAT scans, have made it more popular.
Experts say investigators have successfully used ground-penetrating radar to unearth remains in other cold cases.
Lawrence B. Conyers, a
professor of anthropology who has used ground radar on the La Brea Tar Pits and to aide homicide detectives in a Universityof Denver cold case, said it can find long-buried bones several feet underground. San Luis Obispo