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May 9, 1991 | From Associated Press
The man convicted of killing four women during a birthday party was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without parole. "I'm happy that he is forever removed from the community," Deputy Dist. Atty. Vivian Davidson said after Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Tynan sentenced Raymond Navarro Jr. Navarro, 28, was convicted of four counts of murder, two counts of attempted murder and multiple murder under special circumstances.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 9, 1991 | From Associated Press
The man convicted of killing four women during a birthday party was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without parole. "I'm happy that he is forever removed from the community," Deputy Dist. Atty. Vivian Davidson said after Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Tynan sentenced Raymond Navarro Jr. Navarro, 28, was convicted of four counts of murder, two counts of attempted murder and multiple murder under special circumstances.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 6, 1989
Raymond Navarro Jr., 26, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murdering his estranged wife and three other women during a birthday party blood bath that also left two guests wounded. Navarro, who could receive the death penalty if convicted, was ordered held without bail. Maria Delia Navarro was celebrating her 27th birthday with about 20 family members and friends in her East Los Angeles home on Aug. 27 when Navarro allegedly burst in and began shooting a handgun. Mrs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 13, 1991 | JOHN KENDALL and TINA ANIMA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Selection of jurors for the trial of Raymond Navarro on multiple murder charges was about to begin in Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday when the 27-year-old defendant surprised the prosecution by pleading guilty to all counts.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 27, 1989 | LOUIS SAHAGUN, Times Staff Writer
Citing negligent infliction of emotional distress, attorneys for survivors of a birthday party shooting rampage in East Los Angeles that left four people dead filed damage claims Wednesday against the county and called for an overhaul of the 911 emergency system that "failed in this case." "We'll be asking the county to negotiate with us," attorney Marco E. Lopez said during a news conference on the steps of the county Hall of Administration.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 13, 1991 | JOHN KENDALL and TINA ANIMA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Selection of jurors for the trial of Raymond Navarro on multiple murder charges was about to begin in Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday when the 27-year-old defendant surprised the prosecution by pleading guilty to all counts.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 31, 1989 | DAVID FERRELL and LOUIS SAHAGUN, Times Staff Writers
Los Angeles County Sheriff Sherman Block on Wednesday strongly defended the actions of a 911 emergency dispatcher who turned down a young woman's request for police protection after she had been warned that a gunman was en route to her home to kill her. The 911 call occurred shortly before Maria Navarro, 27, and three house guests were shot to death late Sunday in East Los Angeles. "Sometimes the decisions we make don't turn out the way we wish they would . . .
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 30, 1989 | DAVID FERRELL and LOUIS SAHAGUN, Times Staff Writers
In the aftermath of a shooting rampage that left four people dead in East Los Angeles, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on Tuesday launched an internal investigation of its 911 emergency response system, seeking to determine whether a deputy acted properly when she declined to dispatch a patrol car to the scene minutes before the killings occurred.
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August 29, 1989 | STEPHANIE CHAVEZ and LAURIE BECKLUND, Times Staff Writers
The sound of women wailing came out of the small yellow stucco house in East Los Angeles on Monday morning. A family birthday party had become a family massacre. On Sunday evening, Maria Navarro's estranged husband, Raymond, 26, had burst into her birthday party uninvited and started shooting. Now Maria, 27 to the day, was dead. Her aunt Francisca was dead. Elderly aunt Maria was dead. The close friend they called aunt Leticia was dead. Aunt Berta was in the hospital, barely alive.
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August 29, 1989 | LOUIS SAHAGUN and DAVID FERRELL, Times Staff Writers
Four women were killed and two other people wounded--one critically--when a man crashed a birthday party for his estranged wife in East Los Angeles and opened fire with a handgun, authorities said Monday. The shooting rampage occurred shortly after guests received a telephone call warning them that Raymond Navarro, 26, was en route to the party to kill Maria Navarro as she celebrated her 27th birthday, witnesses said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 27, 1989 | LOUIS SAHAGUN, Times Staff Writer
Citing negligent infliction of emotional distress, attorneys for survivors of a birthday party shooting rampage in East Los Angeles that left four people dead filed damage claims Wednesday against the county and called for an overhaul of the 911 emergency system that "failed in this case." "We'll be asking the county to negotiate with us," attorney Marco E. Lopez said during a news conference on the steps of the county Hall of Administration.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 6, 1989
Raymond Navarro Jr., 26, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murdering his estranged wife and three other women during a birthday party blood bath that also left two guests wounded. Navarro, who could receive the death penalty if convicted, was ordered held without bail. Maria Delia Navarro was celebrating her 27th birthday with about 20 family members and friends in her East Los Angeles home on Aug. 27 when Navarro allegedly burst in and began shooting a handgun. Mrs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 31, 1989 | DAVID FERRELL and LOUIS SAHAGUN, Times Staff Writers
Los Angeles County Sheriff Sherman Block on Wednesday strongly defended the actions of a 911 emergency dispatcher who turned down a young woman's request for police protection after she had been warned that a gunman was en route to her home to kill her. The 911 call occurred shortly before Maria Navarro, 27, and three house guests were shot to death late Sunday in East Los Angeles. "Sometimes the decisions we make don't turn out the way we wish they would . . .
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 30, 1989 | STEPHANIE CHAVEZ, Times Staff Writer
The cut on Artemia Hernandez's upper lip, where she said her husband had struck her Friday night, was still bleeding Tuesday afternoon as she sat on a bench, clenching a blue file, waiting for the doors of a Los Angeles Superior Court room to open. The 25-year-old mother of three hung her head as if she were ashamed and whispered in Spanish that her life and the lives of her children were in danger from an abusive husband "who doesn't care about anything but his beer."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 30, 1989 | DAVID FERRELL and LOUIS SAHAGUN, Times Staff Writers
In the aftermath of a shooting rampage that left four people dead in East Los Angeles, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on Tuesday launched an internal investigation of its 911 emergency response system, seeking to determine whether a deputy acted properly when she declined to dispatch a patrol car to the scene minutes before the killings occurred.
NEWS
August 29, 1989 | STEPHANIE CHAVEZ and LAURIE BECKLUND, Times Staff Writers
The sound of women wailing came out of the small yellow stucco house in East Los Angeles on Monday morning. A family birthday party had become a family massacre. On Sunday evening, Maria Navarro's estranged husband, Raymond, 26, had burst into her birthday party uninvited and started shooting. Now Maria, 27 to the day, was dead. Her aunt Francisca was dead. Elderly aunt Maria was dead. The close friend they called aunt Leticia was dead. Aunt Berta was in the hospital, barely alive.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 30, 1989 | STEPHANIE CHAVEZ, Times Staff Writer
The cut on Artemia Hernandez's upper lip, where she said her husband had struck her Friday night, was still bleeding Tuesday afternoon as she sat on a bench, clenching a blue file, waiting for the doors of a Los Angeles Superior Court room to open. The 25-year-old mother of three hung her head as if she were ashamed and whispered in Spanish that her life and the lives of her children were in danger from an abusive husband "who doesn't care about anything but his beer."
NEWS
August 29, 1989 | DARRELL DAWSEY
Maria Navarro was granted a temporary restraining order last January in Los Angeles. It forbade her husband from getting within 100 yards of her residence. Late Sunday, she referred to the order in a call to the emergency 911 line, telling sheriff's operators that her ex-husband had threatened to invade her birthday party. Here's a transcript of that call: Station: 911. What's your emergency? Navarro: Uh, I was just ...
NEWS
August 29, 1989 | LOUIS SAHAGUN and DAVID FERRELL, Times Staff Writers
Four women were killed and two other people wounded--one critically--when a man crashed a birthday party for his estranged wife in East Los Angeles and opened fire with a handgun, authorities said Monday. The shooting rampage occurred shortly after guests received a telephone call warning them that Raymond Navarro, 26, was en route to the party to kill Maria Navarro as she celebrated her 27th birthday, witnesses said.
NEWS
August 29, 1989 | DARRELL DAWSEY
Maria Navarro was granted a temporary restraining order last January in Los Angeles. It forbade her husband from getting within 100 yards of her residence. Late Sunday, she referred to the order in a call to the emergency 911 line, telling sheriff's operators that her ex-husband had threatened to invade her birthday party. Here's a transcript of that call: Station: 911. What's your emergency? Navarro: Uh, I was just ...
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