LAPD Report Paige Young Suicide. Updated 4/18/2022

I obtained a copy of the LAPD report on Paige Young’s suicide, I have transcribed below. The report is difficult to read; it looks like a copy of a copy of a copy, several words are faded almost beyond recognition. Someone familiar with police codes and reports may understand it better. I have placed ??? for words and codes I can’t decipher. EDI (PDI?)…

PART 2: Richard Sample Interview

Close up of a small copy: Richard Sample as painted by Paige Young. To open our interview, I promised Richard on our 2nd day we would end after one hour. It end up being two. I asked Richard if Paige ever used LSD, the drug that inspired the label “the Psychedelic Era.” Richard said no, not that he ever witnessed or heard. (Melanie Myers,…

My Interview with Artist/Paige Young Friend Richard Sample. 1964-1969. Malibu. Venice. Celebrity Connections. Cult Characters. PART 1. Updated 1/20/2023

UPDATE: Richard L. Sample passed away on August 10, 2021. Recently, I interviewed Richard Sample, Paige’s ex-boyfriend and friend, painter, sculptor, collage, furniture maker. He now lives in the Coachella Valley area of California. Richard Sample was still living in Sun Valley, Idaho when he was interviewed by Daily Mail reporter Ryan Parry in 2014. He says he doesn’t know who gave his name…

What happened to Paige’s family, ex Husband Mark F. Segal, Desmond Guinness and Marvin M. Mitchelson And More. Updated 1/28/2023

Paige’s grandmother Virginia Young LaRocca died in August of 1976 in the Studio City Convalescent Hospital located at 11429 Ventura Blvd.    She was a 1st Reader for the Church of Christ Science for 35 years according to her death certificate. Virginia was cremated and her ashes were scattered in the ocean near the Santa Monica shoreline, just like granddaughter Paige’s ashes two years…

1974 #2. Paige Young. The Shanes Of Beverly Hills. Huston & Hefner.

Melanie from the Daily Mail article told me that the “brother of Cici Huston” had Paige’s “sex tape” in his possession and would not hand it over to Paige, despite her repeated requests. And that Paige frequently expressed the serious mental anguish this was causing her. The Daily Mail didn’t publish Shane’s name as he “wasn’t a big enough name.” …..fearful of a “sex…

1950s #1 Updated 12/07/22: 1950 Census. Gardena. Move to San Fernando Valley. Ned LaRocca & Virginia & Family. Recording Industry LA. Leith Stevens.

San Fernando Valley abbreviated SFV. The newly released 1950 census gives us more information about the LaRocca/Cotterell family unit: they are listed at a residence in Gardena at 1830 W. 147th. Joseph’s occupation, Radio Orchestra Manager, Virginia, Christian Science Practitioner, Donna has an empty box for occupation, granddaughters Constance S. is listed as 7 years and Diana L. as 5 years. This is an…