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Jack "Murph the Surf" was supercool surfer convicted in murder
Date: 4/6/2011 Album ID: 1208071
Jack "Murph the Surf" Murphy is the one-time surfing champion who, in 1964, helped steal the Star of India sapphire and other jewels from New York's American Museum of Natural History. In 1968, Murphy was charged in the "Whiskey Creek murders" of two California secretaries found shot and dumped in a creek. Murphy denied it but was convicted of killing one woman and conspiracy to rob the second.
Jack Murph the Surf Murphy. This photo also was published in The Miami Herald's Tropic magazine February 6, 1972.<br><br>Date Published: July 28, 1970<br>Photographer: Tom Mosier/Miami Herald Staff<br>Copyright: The Miami Herald
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Jack Murphy in Raiford Chapel. Jail Religiion? Raiford's vets rate it higher.<br><br>Date Published October 13, 1974<br>Photographer: Tim Chapman/Miami Herald Staff<br>Copyright: The Miami Herald
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Jack Murph the Surf, Murphy, 48, at a press conference this morning at The Bridge, a Christian work release center for prisoners. Murphy was officially paroled yesterday. *Note: This image has been scanned from a wire transmission.<br><br>Date Shot: November 11, 1986<br>Photographer: Gary Bogdon/Miami Herald Staff<br>Copyright: The Miami Herald
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Jack Murphy leaving to jail.<br><br>Date Shot: August 24, 1970<br>Photographer: Albert Coya/Miami Herald Staff<br>Copyright: The Miami Herald
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Jack Murphy, Murph the Surf, surfing.<br><br>Date Shot: March 17, 1967<br>Photographer: Albert Coya/Miami Herald Staff<br>Copyright: The Miami Herald
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Jack Murphy, Murph the Surf, surfing.<br><br>Date Shot: March 17, 1967<br>Photographer: Albert Coya/Miami Herald Staff<br>Copyright: The Miami Herald
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Murf the Surf Jack Murphy and his girlfriend Bonnie Sutera.<br><br>Date Published: August 31, 1984<br>Photographer: Mike Freeman/Miami Herald Staff<br>Copyright: The Miami Herald
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Jack Murph the Surf Murphy, in Broward County Courthouse.<br><br>Date Published: May 10, 1968<br>Photographer: Minerva Wagner/Miami Herald Staff<br>Copyright: The Miami Herald
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