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Natalie Wood Case Reopened by LA Sheriff’s Department

The Natalie Wood case will be reopened. The LA Sheriff’s Department released a statement today saying that they would take another look at the mysterious elements that surrounded Natalie Wood’s death in 1981.

The LASD said in a statement:

“On November 29, 1981, Natalie Wood Wagner drowned while boating off the Isthmus of Catalina Island. At the time, the drowning was investigated by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office. The drowning was ruled an accident… Recently Sheriff’s Homicide Investigators were contacted by persons who stated they had additional information about the Natalie Wood Wagner drowning. Due to the additional information, Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau has decided to take another look at the case.”

Natalie Wood’s death is one of Hollywood’s biggest mysteries. What is known is that Wood, her husband Robert Wagner, Christopher Walken, and boat captain Dennis Davern sailed on the yacht, the “Splendor,” on November 28th, 1981. The next day, Wood’s body was found floating in a cove. How Natalie fell into the water is a mystery.

Natalie Wood was nominated for three Oscars during her short career. She starred in films like “Rebel Without a Cause” and “Splendor in the Grass.”

Do you think the LA Sheriff’s Department will uncover any new evidence about Natalie Woods death?