The Associated Press
Twin sisters from Oakland, Calif., are in custody in connection with
the murder of a police officer nearly 34 years ago.
Joyce Gaskin and Joy Hall were arrested Tuesday in the 1970 killing
of Berkeley police Officer Ronald Tsukamoto. The 53-year-old women
are being held on suspicion of being an accessory after the fact to
Investigators have long believed the officer's murder was connected
to the Black Panthers, a radical 1970s group.
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Another former member of the group -- Don Juan Warren Graphenreed --
is also suspected in the killing of Officer Tsukamoto. He hasn't been
charged, but is being held in Fresno County jail on unrelated charges