Christian Gerhartsreiter showed no reaction as a judge decided Tuesday that there was sufficient evidence to hold him for trial.
In 1985, Clark Rockefeller did not exist. The pseudonym, which was one of many fake identities assumed by a German immigrant, would surface years later when he began cutting a swath across high society claiming to be an heir to the Rockefeller fortune.
The man who called himself Clark Rockefeller pleaded not guilty Friday to charges he murdered his landlord more than a quarter-century ago in southern California.
Christian Karl Gehartsreiter has arrived in California to face murder charges.
The man known as Clark Rockefeller was extradited to Los Angeles on Wednesday to face a murder charge for the death of a California man in the 1980’s.
A German-born man who claimed to be a member of the famous Rockefeller family has agreed to return to California to face a murder charge in a 1985 killing.
He made the rounds as Clark Rockefeller, and made headlines kidnapping his daughter. Now, he is an accused killer, charged with murdering his former landlord in 1985.
Clark Rockefeller, whose given name is Christina Gerhartsreiter, is charged with killing a man in California in 1985.