Bird Rock, Santa Cruz Island

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Bird Rock, Santa Cruz Island is another named for Scorpion Rock, used by David Banks Rogers. [Rogers 1929: 275]. It is not to be confused with Bird Rock off Santa Catalina Island. Bird Rock, Santa Cruz Island in Scorpion Harbor was the January 2, 1981 site of the double murders by Frederick Geroge Roehler of his second wife, 36-year-old Verna Jojohnson (1944-1981)[SS# 571-58-3209], and his stepson, Douglas Brian Johnson (1972-1981). Roehler, who pled not guilty, was sentenced to life in California state prison wothout possibility of parole.