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January 29, 2001
Thank you for "Furrow Spared by His Mental History" (Jan. 25). While I had held hopes that Buford O. Furrow Jr. would be executed for the murder of Joseph Ileto, I agree that the diminished mental capacity of Furrow does make life in prison a just sentence. Perhaps society may learn something from this pathetic, hate-filled man by keeping him alive. ED HENSLEY Harbor City "Lest Hate Victim Be Forgotten" (Jan. 25) gives insight into the fundamental basis for hate crimes legislation.
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September 7, 2009 | Corina Knoll
A white supremacist who killed a Filipino American postal worker and wounded five people at a Jewish community center during a 1999 shooting rampage wrote in a letter that he has renounced his views, a Los Angeles newspaper reported Sunday. The Daily News reported that Buford O. Furrow Jr., serving a life sentence in a federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Ind., sent a letter to reporter Kevin Modesti, who had requested an interview. The letter also stated remorse for the pain Furrow had caused.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 7, 2009 | Corina Knoll
A white supremacist who killed a Filipino American postal worker and wounded five people at a Jewish community center during a 1999 shooting rampage wrote in a letter that he has renounced his views, a Los Angeles newspaper reported Sunday. The Daily News reported that Buford O. Furrow Jr., serving a life sentence in a federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Ind., sent a letter to reporter Kevin Modesti, who had requested an interview. The letter also stated remorse for the pain Furrow had caused.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 29, 2001
Thank you for "Furrow Spared by His Mental History" (Jan. 25). While I had held hopes that Buford O. Furrow Jr. would be executed for the murder of Joseph Ileto, I agree that the diminished mental capacity of Furrow does make life in prison a just sentence. Perhaps society may learn something from this pathetic, hate-filled man by keeping him alive. ED HENSLEY Harbor City "Lest Hate Victim Be Forgotten" (Jan. 25) gives insight into the fundamental basis for hate crimes legislation.
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August 16, 1999 | TERRY McDERMOTT and ANDREW BLANKSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
U.S. Atty. Gen. Janet Reno, Gov. Gray Davis and Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan told more than 1,000 people at a Sunday rally for victims of last week's neo-Nazi shooting spree to renew commitments to rid society of both assault weapons and intolerance. More concretely, Davis said he would extend state technical and financial aid to improve security at child-care centers and churches. The rally was organized in the aftermath of last week's killing of U.S.
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November 13, 1999 | MARTHA L. WILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Chino Hills post office will be named for the postal worker slain in Chatsworth following the August shooting attack on children and workers at the Jewish Community Center in Granada Hills. The Joseph Ileto Post Office is scheduled to be dedicated following completion of construction in February, officials said.
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August 22, 1999 | MIGUEL BUSTILLO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They numbered in the hundreds, people who would not allow themselves to forget a man who had apparently been killed only because his skin was not white and he worked for the U.S. government. One by one, dozens approached the mother of Joseph Santos Ileto, the Filipino American postal worker shot Aug. 10 allegedly by white supremacist Buford O. Furrow after his rampage at the North Valley Jewish Community Center, and told her how they felt. Angry. Confused. Hurt.
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August 14, 2000 | LEE CONDON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Marking the first anniversary of the shootings at North Valley Jewish Community Center and the slaying of a Filipino American postal worker, local activists held a rally Sunday to demand tougher gun control and hate crime laws. "It's time for us to lead this nation into a hate-free society," said Ismael Ileto, whose brother, Joseph, was shot and killed Aug. 10, 1999, allegedly by neo-Nazi Buford O. Furrow.
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January 24, 2001 | DAVID ROSENZWEIG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a deal that would spare him a possible death sentence, white supremacist Buford O. Furrow Jr. has agreed to plead guilty to murdering a Filipino American mail carrier and seriously wounding five people at a San Fernando Valley Jewish community center in a 1999 shooting rampage. Furrow, a 39-year-old mechanic from Washington state, would receive a mandatory life prison sentence under terms of his agreement with federal prosecutors.
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January 25, 2001 | JOCELYN Y. STEWART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Weeks afterward, people were still talking about the gunman's rampage, about the children he shot, about the hate he spewed. But the killing of Joseph Ileto remained at the fringes of discussion. Sometimes he was not mentioned at all. Ileto was not a child. He was not Jewish. And he was not at the North Valley Jewish Community Center on Aug. 10, 1999. He was Filipino American--and Buford O. Furrow Jr., a white supremacist, confessed that he had killed Ileto for the color of his skin.
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January 24, 2001 | DAVID ROSENZWEIG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a deal that would spare him a possible death sentence, white supremacist Buford O. Furrow Jr. has agreed to plead guilty to murdering a Filipino American mail carrier and seriously wounding five people at a San Fernando Valley Jewish community center in a 1999 shooting rampage. Furrow, a 39-year-old mechanic from Washington state, would receive a mandatory life prison sentence under terms of his agreement with federal prosecutors.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 14, 2000 | LEE CONDON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Marking the first anniversary of the shootings at North Valley Jewish Community Center and the slaying of a Filipino American postal worker, local activists held a rally Sunday to demand tougher gun control and hate crime laws. "It's time for us to lead this nation into a hate-free society," said Ismael Ileto, whose brother, Joseph, was shot and killed Aug. 10, 1999, allegedly by neo-Nazi Buford O. Furrow.
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April 15, 2000 | CARLA RIVERA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A post office in Chino Hills was renamed Friday in honor of Joseph Santos Ileto, the letter carrier who authorities say was shot to death on his rounds by the same gunman who earlier wounded five people at the North Valley Jewish Community Center. President Clinton signed the bill to honor the slain postman, a Filipino American who authorities say was targeted because of his Asian ancestry and his job as a government employee. The Chino Hills station was chosen because it is near Ileto's home.
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August 22, 1999 | MIGUEL BUSTILLO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They numbered in the hundreds, people who would not allow themselves to forget a man who had apparently been killed only because his skin was not white and he worked for the U.S. government. One by one Saturday, dozens approached the mother of Joseph Santos Ileto, the Filipino American postal worker shot Aug. 10, allegedly by white supremacist Buford O. Furrow Jr., and told her how they felt. Angry. Confused. Hurt.
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