Scott in his 1956 mug shot.
Evelyn and L. Ewing Scott during a cruise on the Queen Mary.
Detectives Grover Armstrong, left, and Frank Gravente use steel rods
to probe the ground around
the Scott home as police spokesman Edward
Walker uses a radio-telephone, March 10, 1956.
Photograph by Bruce H. Cox / Los Angeles Times
Deputy Dist. Atty. J. Miller Leavy (at right) with Capt. Arthur G.
(Times photo by Jack Gaunt)
Leonard Ewing Scott, caught off-guard by Times photographer Howard
W. Maxwell with a miniature camera,
joking with reporters in his
jail cell, April 26, 1956.
Howard W. Maxwell / Los Angeles Times
Here's a great moment in photojournalism: Convicted killer L. Ewing
Scott is interviewed with his fly open.
Photograph by Ray Graham / Los Angeles Times