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Daughter of Murdered Hollywood Actress Christa Helm Is Still Seeking Justice For Her Mother

The daughter of actress Christa Helm, who was murdered in 1977, opens up about the loss of her mother.

By John Thrasher
The Christa Helm Case, Explained

Recently, an episode of Oxygen's Mysteries & Scandals focused on the untimely and tragic death of Christa Helm. An aspiring actress and known Hollywood socialite, Helm was murdered in West Hollywood in 1977.

Watch the full episode here.

Her daughter Nicole Clements was also featured in the episode hoping to find some sort of justice or solace all these years later. "My mother was a very complicated woman, like so many of us," Clements tells Oxygen exclusively. "She used her brain as well as her charm. She was warm and loving to those of us she loved and cared for. She was also fearless with her ambition."

Clements still struggles with the reality of her mother's death, noting that some memories are just too harsh to recall. In the episode, it's noted that Clements wasn't even told the real reason her mother passed away until later. "I believe it was a couple of weeks after her death when press about her real cause of death came out," Clements says. "I don't have a clear memory of who and how I found out as this seems to have been blacked out in my memory."

Clements insists that she stays in the fight to find her mother's killer because she hopes to one day find justice for her. "I feel any publicity getting the info out in hopes of finding answers is worth all the negative impacts. I simply keep my eye on the ball of finding her justice."

Clements hopes that anyone who may have more information about the death of her mother Christa Helm will reach out to Sargeant Harris of the Los Angeles Sheriff's cold case division at 1-323-890-5500.

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