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Rockefeller Impersonator Convicted Of Murder


By Paul Johnson

Los Angeles, California (CNN) - A German-born man known for impersonating a Rockefeller has been convicted of first-degree murder.
"We the jury in the above entitled action find the defendant Christian Gerhartsreiter guilty of the crime of murder in the first degree of John Sohus in violation of penal code section 187 subsection A, a crime as charged in count one of the information."
Christian Gerhartsreiter was found guilty of killing his landlady's son, John Sohus.
Sohus disappeared in 19-85.
Construction workers found his remains nine years later at his mother's old California home.
Gerhartsreiter, who's impersonation of "Clark Rockefeller" was chronicled in a lifetime movie, was serving time in Massachusetts for kidnapping his daughter from his ex-wife.

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