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  • Suspected thief said nothing to ex-wife about Stradivarius story has photos
    Updated: Aug-12-15 9:41 am

    WASHINGTON - Philip Johnson was dying of pancreatic cancer when he brought his former wife, Thanh Tran, to the basement of his home in Venice, California. Under a tarp that was weighted down with bricks was a violin case with a combination lock.