Justice Is Finally Served
"I'm not a religious guy," explains Deputy DA Levine, "but this was one of those cases where you feel someone above is watching over you. All the stars aligned to make it work."
Still, Levine wanted more evidence. "I wanted to make sure, 46 years later, before arresting someone who is a successful businessman and a pillar of his community, that we had a rock-solid case
that would go to trial and end with a conviction." Investigators tracked down as many witnesses as they could, but several, including the 16-year-old boy who had owned the Ford, had died.