Police Say Robert Wagner Is Now a ‘Person of Interest’ in the Death of His Then Wife, Natalie Wood, 36 Years Ago

Feb 1, 2018  •  Post A Comment

“CBS’ ’48 Hours’ will report Saturday that actor Robert Wagner is a ‘person of interest’ in the 1981 drowning death of his wife, actress Natalie Wood,” reports Deadline.com.

The story quotes Lt. John Corina of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department telling “48 Hours” in an interview, “As we’ve investigated the case over the last six years, I think [Wagner is] more of a person of interest now. I mean, we know now that he was the last person to be with Natalie before she disappeared.”

Deadline also writes that in the “48 Hours” report, which is set to air this Saturday, Feb. 3, “L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Detective Ralph Hernandez says, addressing an autopsy report indicating various bruises on Wood’s body, ‘She looked like a victim of an assault. I think it’s suspicious enough to make us think that something happened,’ and, ‘I don’t think she got into the water herself, I don’t think she fell into the water.’”

The story also notes that Wagner — who did not speak to “48 Hours” — “has long denied any involvement in Wood’s death.”

The following piece on Wood’s death, which previews Saturday’s “48 Hours,” ran today on “CBS This Morning” and was posted on YouTube by CBS …


  1. Yup

  2. Q: What kind of wood doesn’t float?

    A: Natalie.

  3. Well this story won’t be good for his endorsement deals.

  4. I heard the Nautical Society is looking for a new celebrity spokesman for their burial at sea program …

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