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September 19, 1991
Deputy Dist. Atty. Albert MacKenzie said U.S. Department of Justice officials formally asked Italian authorities this week to return John B. Hawkins to Los Angeles. Hawkins, 28, a former model and bartender, is charged in connection with the April, 1988, murder of North Hollywood bookkeeper Ellis Henry Greene. Prosecutors say that Hawkins and Melvin E.
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October 14, 1995 | LESLIE BERGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former fast-lane entrepreneur convicted of taking part in an intricate, $1.5-million insurance scheme based on a murder was sentenced Friday to 25 years to life in state prison--just minutes after he was married in the judge's chambers. Exactly who performed the private civil ceremony and who John Barrett Hawkins took as his bride remained a mystery. The nuptials were disclosed when Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Paul G.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 26, 1989
An Ohio woman who filed a $6.1-million wrongful-death lawsuit against three men accused of killing her son in an insurance scam said Monday her attorney did not tell her he offered to settle the suit for a defendant's book and movie rights. Los Angeles County prosecutors have charged a Glendale doctor, Richard P. Boggs, and Ohio businessmen Melvin E. Hanson and John B. Hawkins with murdering Ellis Greene.
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August 9, 1995 | ANN W. O'NEILL and HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Two business partners were convicted Tuesday of conspiring to commit murder in a $1.5-million insurance swindle, but jurors were unable to decide who actually killed the man whose corpse was used to collect the proceeds. After 17 days of deliberations, the Los Angeles Superior Court jury found Melvin Eugene Hanson and John Barrett Hawkins guilty of conspiracy to murder, insurance fraud and grand theft in the 1988 crime.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 14, 1995 | LESLIE BERGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former fast-lane entrepreneur convicted of taking part in an intricate, $1.5-million insurance scheme based on a murder was sentenced Friday to 25 years to life in state prison--just minutes after he was married in the judge's chambers. Exactly who performed the private civil ceremony and who John Barrett Hawkins took as his bride remained a mystery. The nuptials were disclosed when Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Paul G.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 10, 1989 | DOUG SMITH, Times Staff Writer
The death of Ellis Henry Greene in a doctor's office last April was so apparently unremarkable that it almost passed into history as unnoticed as Greene himself. A rootless Ohio native, Greene disappeared one night on his way from one North Hollywood bar to another. Even though Greene was dead, his name later made its way into the vast file of missing persons whose cases are never solved. When the doctor, Glendale neurologist Richard P.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 6, 1991 | JULIO MORAN and DOUG SMITH, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The power of television and the anger of a Dutch woman finally led authorities to a 28-year-old fugitive who moved around the world for three years, dodging arrest on suspicion of a 1988 murder plot to collect $1.5 million in insurance money, Glendale police officials said Monday. The arrest of John Barrett Hawkins on the Italian island of Sardinia ended the hunt for the last of three alleged participants in the scheme, including Glendale physician Dr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 12, 1992 | From United Press International
An Italian appeals court Saturday granted a U.S. request for the extradition of an American wanted in Los Angeles in the slaying of a North Hollywood bookkeeper and the defrauding of an insurance company of $1.5 million.
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August 9, 1995 | ANN W. O'NEILL and HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Two business partners were convicted Tuesday of conspiring to commit murder in a $1.5-million insurance swindle, but jurors were unable to decide who actually killed the man whose corpse was used to collect the proceeds. After 17 days of deliberations, the Los Angeles Superior Court jury found Melvin Eugene Hanson and John Barrett Hawkins guilty of conspiracy to murder, insurance fraud and grand theft in the 1988 crime.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 6, 1991 | JULIO MORAN and DOUG SMITH, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The power of television and the anger of a Dutch woman finally led authorities to a 28-year-old fugitive who lazed around the world for three years, dodging arrest on suspicion of a 1988 murder plot to collect $1.5 million in insurance money, Glendale police officials said Monday. The arrest of John Barrett Hawkins ended the hunt for the last of three alleged conspirators, including a Glendale physician, Dr.
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July 28, 1992 | AMY LOUISE KAZMIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A year after a segment on an Amsterdam television show led to his arrest, a man dubbed "the chameleon fugitive" by American authorities has been extradited from Italy to stand trial in a 1988 Glendale murder. John Barrett Hawkins, 29, had assumed at least six identities and had lip injections and a chin implant to alter his appearance while traveling around the world for three years, authorities said. He was dodging arrest on charges of murdering a North Hollywood man to collect $1.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 12, 1992 | From United Press International
An Italian appeals court Saturday granted a U.S. request for the extradition of an American wanted in Los Angeles in the slaying of a North Hollywood bookkeeper and the defrauding of an insurance company of $1.5 million.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 19, 1991
Deputy Dist. Atty. Albert MacKenzie said U.S. Department of Justice officials formally asked Italian authorities this week to return John B. Hawkins to Los Angeles. Hawkins, 28, a former model and bartender, is charged in connection with the April, 1988, murder of North Hollywood bookkeeper Ellis Henry Greene. Prosecutors say that Hawkins and Melvin E.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 6, 1991 | JULIO MORAN and DOUG SMITH, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The power of television and the anger of a Dutch woman finally led authorities to a 28-year-old fugitive who lazed around the world for three years, dodging arrest on suspicion of a 1988 murder plot to collect $1.5 million in insurance money, Glendale police officials said Monday. The arrest of John Barrett Hawkins ended the hunt for the last of three alleged conspirators, including a Glendale physician, Dr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 6, 1991 | JULIO MORAN and DOUG SMITH, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The power of television and the anger of a Dutch woman finally led authorities to a 28-year-old fugitive who moved around the world for three years, dodging arrest on suspicion of a 1988 murder plot to collect $1.5 million in insurance money, Glendale police officials said Monday. The arrest of John Barrett Hawkins on the Italian island of Sardinia ended the hunt for the last of three alleged participants in the scheme, including Glendale physician Dr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 4, 1991 | GREG BRAXTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An Ohio man sought by Glendale police for three years on suspicion of arranging the murder of a North Hollywood bookkeeper to use his body in a $1.5-million insurance fraud has been arrested on a yacht in Europe, Italian officials said Saturday. John Barrett Hawkins, 28, was taken into custody Thursday on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia after Italian police were informed of his whereabouts through a tip, Italian authorities said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 28, 1992 | AMY LOUISE KAZMIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A year after a segment on an Amsterdam television show led to his arrest, a man dubbed "the chameleon fugitive" by American authorities has been extradited from Italy to stand trial in a 1988 Glendale murder. John Barrett Hawkins, 29, had assumed at least six identities and had lip injections and a chin implant to alter his appearance while traveling around the world for three years, authorities said. He was dodging arrest on charges of murdering a North Hollywood man to collect $1.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 4, 1991 | GREG BRAXTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An Ohio man sought by Glendale police for three years on suspicion of arranging the murder of a North Hollywood bookkeeper to use his body in a $1.5-million insurance fraud has been arrested on a yacht in Europe, Italian officials said Saturday. John Barrett Hawkins, 28, was taken into custody Thursday on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia after Italian police were informed of his whereabouts through a tip, Italian authorities said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 26, 1989
An Ohio woman who filed a $6.1-million wrongful-death lawsuit against three men accused of killing her son in an insurance scam said Monday her attorney did not tell her he offered to settle the suit for a defendant's book and movie rights. Los Angeles County prosecutors have charged a Glendale doctor, Richard P. Boggs, and Ohio businessmen Melvin E. Hanson and John B. Hawkins with murdering Ellis Greene.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 10, 1989 | DOUG SMITH, Times Staff Writer
The death of Ellis Henry Greene in a doctor's office last April was so apparently unremarkable that it almost passed into history as unnoticed as Greene himself. A rootless Ohio native, Greene disappeared one night on his way from one North Hollywood bar to another. Even though Greene was dead, his name later made its way into the vast file of missing persons whose cases are never solved. When the doctor, Glendale neurologist Richard P.
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