Al Martinez — ‘Jigsaw John’

Al Martinez, Jigsaw John

While people are remembering former Times columnist Al Martinez, it’s good to mention his 1975 book “Jigsaw John,” about LAPD Detective John St. John, who was one of the caretakers of the Black Dahlia case at Robbery-Homicide. Copies are available via

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I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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1 Response to Al Martinez — ‘Jigsaw John’

  1. dlhartzog says:

    Sad loss. I remember enjoying Mr. Martinez’s book back in the 70s, as well as the short-lived series with Jack Warden. Thanks for this post.


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