Ex-wife of Rockefeller impostor testifies


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Defendant Christian Gerhartsreiter from Germany sits during jury selection for his murder trial at Los Angeles Superior Court on March 15, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Gerhartsreiter, the alleged Rockefeller impostor is accused of killing his landllord, John Sohus, in February 1985.

The woman who married a notorious Rockefeller impostor and bore his child has told jurors a startling story of her 12-year-marriage to a man whose identity was a lie.

Sandy Boss said Tuesday she was charmed by the bright, quirky man who called himself Clark Rockefeller. She said she believed everything he told her and abided by the strict rules of secrecy he demanded.

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He refused to visit California, which he said he hated, and said he would never set foot in Connecticut again. Unknown to her, he was under investigation in both places in connection with a missing persons case.

Boss, who lives in London with their daughter, was called as a prosecution witness in the murder trial of her ex-husband whose true name is Christian Gerhartsreiter. She knew him as Clark Rockefeller.


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