Cheryl Crane is a retired real estate broker and writer. She married her partner of 40 years, Joyce LeRoy, in 2014. Crane is most famous for something she did as a teen-anger. Crane killed her mother’s abusive lover to protect her mother. Crane’s mother was Lana Turner and the lover was small-time gangster Johnny Stompanato.
John Stompanato Jr. was a low-level gangster in an abusive relationship with Lana Turner. He was stabbed to death by Turner’s teen-age daughter, who was protecting her mother.