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Both sides rest in Rockefeller impostor’s trial

The defense and prosecution have rested in the Los Angeles murder trial of the German con man who went by several phony names, including that of Clark Rockefeller in Boston. Defendant Christian Gerhartsreiter chose to not testify in his own defense against charges that he killed John Sohus, a suburban San Marino, Calif., man who vanished along with his wife in 1985. Testimony wrapped up Wednesday with a cross-examination of the defendant’s ex-wife, Sandra Boss, in which she called him a consistent liar.

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