Murder Clipping from Oxnard Press Courier, Tue, Feb 24, 1970.

Clipped from US, California, Oxnard, Oxnard Press Courier, February 24, 1970

SANDRA GARCIAHer slaver sought.Police AskPublic AidIn SlayingsSanta Barbara police, apparently without any leads in the slaying of an Oxnard man and his Santa Barbara fiancee, asked Monday for public assistance in solving the case.The stabbed and beaten bodies of John Franklin Hood. 23. a Camarillo High School graduate and decorated veteran of the war in South Vietnam, and Sandra Garcia, 20. were found under a green blanket Sunday bv early arrivals at East BeachA bone-handled fish knife with a four-inch blade, found buried in the sand beneath the couple, was believed to be the murder weapon, but police have not established its ownership. It is not certain the knife was not Hood’s.Friends and relatives of the couple were being questioned by officers in an attempt to trace the victims* weekend movements, and police are seeking information from any (See Police Ask. Page 2)