Perfect for amateur sleuths and drama junkies who enjoy television’s most popular crime shows, Crime Scene ToursL.A. will take curious tourists to some of the area’s most sensational crime scenes. Each crime will be examined in depth and multiple locations will be visited including Studio City, backdrop to the oldest movie studios in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and the palatial mansions of the rich and famous, and the exclusive village of Brentwood, made famous by football star and convicted criminal, O.J. Simpson.
All tours will be escorted by either off-duty or retired law enforcement personnel who will share their personal anecdotes and insights to the crimes, the gun battles, the evidence and the trials. The most seasoned veterans in local law enforcement are part of the tour. Custom-equipped buses with video monitors will reveal actual news footage of the crime scenes.
This one-of-a-kind tour includes the North Hollywood bank robbery, one of the most infamous shootouts in Los Angeles history, the murder of Bonnie Lee Bakley, wife of Robert Blake, television star of “Baretta” and “Our Gang,” the murders of Ronald Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson, former wife of O.J. Simpson, the heinous crimes of the Night Stalker and the Hillside Strangler, the Manson family and the murders of actress Sharon Tate and Abigail Folger, heir to Folgers Coffee, and The Black Dahlia, one of the oldest unsolved murders in Los Angeles history.
Crime Scene Tours will operate twice daily, Thursday through Sunday. Tickets are $US69; available at the Starline Tourskiosk on Hollywood Boulevard or online at www.starlinetours.com.