Bedlam at Bellevue Arms: Murder and Madness in Angelino Heights

It's hard to believe that within this gentrified building in Angelino Heights, one of the grisliest, strangest murders in L.A. took place.

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Hadley Meares is a writer, historian, and singer who traded one Southland (her home state of North Carolina) for another. She is a frequent contributor to Curbed and Atlas Obscura, and leads historical tours all around Los Angeles for Obscura Society LA.
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