July 28, 1962: Youth Shot to Death in Van Nuys Apartment


Clearly, there was crime and murder in Van Nuys in 1962. In great staccato shorthand a woman is described as "a 22-year-old divorcee and dime store manager" (doesn't that say it all). Divorced and managing a dime store. Things could be worse at 22. Miss¬†Colleen K. Mitzel was¬†alone, in her apartment, and called police from…