Phil Spector’s murder mansion where he shot actress Lara Clarkson dead goes on sale for $5.5 million

Mail Online | 2/3/2003 | Luke Kenton For Dailymail.com
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The California mansion where famed and shamed rock producer Phil Spector murdered Lana Clarkson is on the market, seeking a new owner.

Nicknamed the 'Pyrenees Castle', the Southern France-styled gated chateau sits on two-and-a-half acres of land in Alhambra, with a panoramic view of the San Gabriel Valley around it.

Property - Area - Price - Tag - Past

The largest property in the area, the price tag is currently set at $5.5 million but it comes with a dark past.

It's owner, Phil Spector, 79, is currently serving a sentence of 19-years to life for the murder of actress Lana Clarkson in 2003.

Star - Cult - Film - Queen - Actress

Star of the cult film 'Barbarian Queen', the 40-year-old actress was found slumped in the foyer of the home, on February 3, 2003.

She had suffered a single gun-shot to the mouth and her teeth were found scattered over the floor.

Esquire - Spector - Clarkson - Death - Suicide

Speaking to Esquire in 2003, Spector claimed Clarkson's death was an 'accidental suicide' and that she had tried to 'kiss the gun' before it inadvertently went off.

In an emergency call from Spector's home, the music virtuoso can be heard saying 'I think I killed someone'.

Driver - Adriano - Souza - Spector - Emerge

His driver, Adriano de Souza, says he saw Spector emerge from the back of the home clutching a snub-nosed pistol, shortly after making the call.

In both of his trails - the first ending in a mis-trail - jurors were taken to examine the murder scene.

Spector - Murder

Spector was eventually convicted of her murder in 2009.

The property surfaced on the market just over a month after the 16th anniversary of Clarkson's death.

Foot - Home

The 8,700 square foot home was...
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