Who Is Elisa Boyer?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 2, 2020 12:20:23 PM ET
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Elisa Boyer is the woman who was with singer Sam Cooke on the night that Bertha Franklin shot and killed him. There are many controversial stories and theories surrounding his death, but the jury found Bertha not guilty due to justifiable homicide.