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June 8, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A laid-off employee of the Elgar Corp. has pleaded not guilty to charges that he killed two executives during a shooting rampage at the electronics firm. Larry T. Hansel, 41, showed no emotion when Municipal Judge Larry Stirling asked how he pleaded to the charges against him. He answered "not guilty" in a barely audible voice. Stirling ordered Hansel held without bail.
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May 14, 1992
A computer technician who stormed his former office and fatally shot two executives pleaded guilty to murder Wednesday but contends he was insane during his rampage. A trial was scheduled for June 15 to determine whether Larry Thomas Hansel, 41, was sane when he terrorized the Elgar Corp. office in June, 1991, armed with a shotgun, a pistol and homemade bombs. He has pleaded insanity.
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June 6, 1991 | NORA ZAMICHOW and MARK PLATTE, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Larry T. Hansel, the suspect in a methodical attack at a San Diego electronics firm Tuesday that left two top managers dead, told investigators Wednesday that he intended to kill as many as six company executives, San Diego police said. Cooperative and chatty, Hansel confessed freely to the shootings and told authorities about another handgun and ammunition he had hidden at Elgar Corp. in case he needed them, police said.
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May 14, 1992 | THOM MROZEK, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Claiming he was insane at the time of the attack, laid-off electronics technician Larry T. Hansel pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges of murdering two executives during a shooting rampage last year at Elgar Corp. Hansel, 42, admitted his guilt to San Diego Superior Court Judge Herbert J. Exarhos, who warned that Hansel may be sentenced to serve the rest of his life in prison.
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June 5, 1991 | AMY WALLACE and H.G. REZA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Calmly stalking the supervisors who laid him off three months ago, a gunman took control of a San Diego electronics company Tuesday, scattering firebombs as a diversion and then shooting to death two top executives, officials and witnesses said. The gunman, with a bandoleer of ammunition around his chest and carrying a 12-gauge shotgun, fled the headquarters of Elgar Corp. on a 10-speed bicycle, police said. Less than three hours later, Larry T.
NEWS
May 14, 1992
A computer technician who stormed his former office and fatally shot two executives pleaded guilty to murder Wednesday but contends he was insane during his rampage. A trial was scheduled for June 15 to determine whether Larry Thomas Hansel, 41, was sane when he terrorized the Elgar Corp. office in June, 1991, armed with a shotgun, a pistol and homemade bombs. He has pleaded insanity.
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May 14, 1992 | THOM MROZEK, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Claiming he was insane at the time of the attack, laid-off electronics technician Larry T. Hansel pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges of murdering two executives during a shooting rampage last year at Elgar Corp. Hansel, 42, admitted his guilt to San Diego Superior Court Judge Herbert J. Exarhos, who warned that Hansel may be sentenced to serve the rest of his life in prison.
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June 17, 1992 | CAROLE SUGARMAN, THE WASHINGTON POST
The attorney for the man who has admitted killing two executives at the Elgar Corp. a year ago said Tuesday his client drove to the electronics firm prepared for war because he believed that his former bosses were conspirators involved with the Antichrist and an impending nuclear war. Alex Loebig Jr. told a nine-woman, three-man San Diego Superior Court jury in Larry T.
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September 13, 1991
A San Diego County prosecutor will seek life imprisonment for Larry T. Hansel, a laid-off electronics technician who is accused of stalking and killing two top executives at the San Diego electronics company where he had worked. At Hansel's arraignment Thursday in San Diego County Superior Court, Deputy Dist. Atty. Gregg McClain said the case involves special circumstances because Hansel, 41, is accused of shooting multiple victims during a rampage at Elgar Corp. in June.
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July 28, 1992 | THOM MROZEK, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Larry T. Hansel, the disgruntled worker who stalked and killed two executives after being laid off from the Elgar Corp. last year, was sentenced Monday to spend the rest of his life in prison. Superior Court Judge Frederic Link ordered the 42-year-old electronics worker to serve a term of life in state prison without the possibility of parole.
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June 8, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A laid-off employee of the Elgar Corp. has pleaded not guilty to charges that he killed two executives during a shooting rampage at the electronics firm. Larry T. Hansel, 41, showed no emotion when Municipal Judge Larry Stirling asked how he pleaded to the charges against him. He answered "not guilty" in a barely audible voice. Stirling ordered Hansel held without bail.
NEWS
June 6, 1991 | NORA ZAMICHOW and MARK PLATTE, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Larry T. Hansel, the suspect in a methodical attack at a San Diego electronics firm Tuesday that left two top managers dead, told investigators Wednesday that he intended to kill as many as six company executives, San Diego police said. Cooperative and chatty, Hansel confessed freely to the shootings and told authorities about another handgun and ammunition he had hidden at Elgar Corp. in case he needed them, police said.
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June 5, 1991 | AMY WALLACE and H.G. REZA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Calmly stalking the supervisors who laid him off three months ago, a gunman took control of a San Diego electronics company Tuesday, scattering firebombs as a diversion and then shooting to death two top executives, officials and witnesses said. The gunman, with a bandoleer of ammunition around his chest and carrying a 12-gauge shotgun, fled the headquarters of Elgar Corp. on a 10-speed bicycle, police said. Less than three hours later, Larry T.
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July 31, 1991 | GEORGE FRANK and ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A painter at a state hospital for the developmentally disabled shot to death one of his supervisors Tuesday and wounded two others, capping months of clashes between the man and his bosses over his charges of racism on the job and their complaints about his behavior, police said. The shootings, which occured at the Fairview Developmental Center, shattered the normal tranquility of the 1,100-patient facility.
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