CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 21, 1985 |
"Tell my mother I'm safe" was the message relayed by an anonymous telephone caller to a Laguna Hills woman. It is apparently the only word received from Richard and Emilie Smyth, a Huntington Beach couple who disappeared two months ago. "Word is word, regardless of how indirect," Gene Manns said, referring to the terse message she received second-hand from her daughter a few weeks ago. Richard Kelly Smyth, a computer engineer and U.S.