Why The Mysterious Shooting Of Robert Blake’s Wife Is Still Unsolved Over 15 Years Later

Robert Blake kicked off his impressive acting career as a child, starring in “Our Gang.” As an adult, he starred in movies like “In Cold Blood” and “Town Without Pity.” Decades later, he was arrested for murder.

In 2001, Blake’s second wife Bonnie Lee Bakley was murdered. After the couple dined in an Italian restaurant in Los Angeles, Bakley got into their car. Blake claimed he ran back to the restaurant to pick up a gun he left behind. When he returned to the car, according to Blake, he found his wife shot to death. The gun that Blake picked up at the restaurant was not the same gun used to kill his wife.

Prosecutors accused him of being the mastermind of her death, claiming he wanted out of their marriage, according to ABC News. He pleaded not guilty and was acquitted of her murder in 2005.

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