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Christian Gerhartsreiter

Man Who Took On Many Identities Faces Murder Sentencing

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 10.15.2013 | Crime

LOS ANGELES -- A small, bespectacled German immigrant who invented a glamorous life for himself in the United States by posing as an heir to the fable...

Mystery Cold Case Closed: Rockefeller Impostor Guilty

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 04.11.2013 | Crime

LOS ANGELES -- In his world of pretense, the little man in spectacles became many fabulous people from royalty to a Rockefeller until his charades fin...

Rockefeller Impostor Guilty: 1985 Murder Mystery Comes To An End

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 06.10.2013 | Crime

LOS ANGELES — A German immigrant who spent decades posing as an heir to the fabled Rockefeller oil fortune and using other identities was found ...

Rockefeller Impostor Is A 'Mastermind Manipulator': Lawyer

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 06.09.2013 | Crime

LOS ANGELES — A murder case against a notorious Rockefeller impostor was turned over to a Los Angeles jury on Tuesday after the prosecutor implo...

Rockefeller Impostor's Lawyers Say He's Deceptive, Not A Murderer

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 06.08.2013 | Crime

LOS ANGELES — A notorious Rockefeller impostor was depicted Monday by a prosecutor as a master manipulator who "always had a lie in his back poc...

Both Sides Rest In Rockefeller Imposter LA Trial

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 04.03.2013 | Crime

LOS ANGELES -- The defense and prosecution rested their cases in the murder trial of a notorious Rockefeller impostor Wednesday after his ex-wife call...

Rockefeller Impostor's Ex-Wife Tells Weird Tale Of Their Marriage

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 06.03.2013 | Crime

LOS ANGELES — The defense and prosecution have rested in the Los Angeles murder trial of a notorious Rockefeller impostor. Defendant Christian ...

Rockefeller Impostor Accused Of Murder May Get Off

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 06.02.2013 | Crime

LOS ANGELES — The woman who married a notorious Rockefeller impostor and bore his child told jurors in his murder trial Tuesday her story of a 1...

Witness Details Love Affair With Rockefeller Impostor Accused Of Murder

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 05.28.2013 | Crime

LOS ANGELES — Jurors may never hear testimony from a Rockefeller impostor on trial for killing a California man. But on Thursday they saw the ne...

Lawyer Says Missing Wife Is Real Killer In Con Artist's Murder Trial

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 05.19.2013 | Crime

LOS ANGELES — Testimony in the murder trial of a notorious Rockefeller impostor opened Tuesday with a witness telling how his excavation for a p...

Rockefeller Imposter Ordered To Face Murder Trial

AP | By LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 01.25.2012 | Crime

ALHAMBRA, California -- The bizarre murder case against a man who assumed multiple identities including that of a Rockefeller is headed for trial and ...

Rockefeller Impostor's Murder Hearing To Conclude Tuesday

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 03.25.2012 | Crime

ALHAMBRA, Calif. — A German man who masqueraded as a Rockefeller and assumed many other identities was ordered to stand trial Tuesday in a Calif...

Here Comes The Judge: Judge, Police Witnesses Called In Fake 'Rockefeller' Case

AP | By LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 03.21.2012 | Crime

ALHAMBRA, Calif. — A forensic scientist testifying Friday in the murder case against a man who posed as an heir to the Rockefeller fortune said ...

Fake ‘Rockefeller’ Murder Case Hinges On Bags Of Bones

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 03.20.2012 | Crime

ALHAMBRA, Calif. — A witness in the murder case against a man who posed as an heir to the Rockefeller fortune testified Thursday that he lent th...

Rockefeller Impostor Lands In Court On Murder Charges

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 03.19.2012 | Crime

ALHAMBRA, Calif. — Evidence presented Wednesday in the California murder case against a German man who posed as an heir to the Rockefeller fortu...

Fake 'Rockefeller; Pleads Not Guilty To Murder

Patch | Posted 09.07.2011 | Crime

Christian Gerhartsreiter -- the man who refers to himself as "Clark Rockefeller" and has been linked to other aliases -- pleaded not guilty to the 198...