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March 15, 1989 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, Times Staff Writer
As a jury was considering imposing the death sentence almost 5 years ago against "Halloween II" killer Richard Delmar Boyer, one juror was particularly troubled that she and her colleagues might be deliberating in vain. Jane Brickner complained to the judge that she was "appalled" to hear how often the state Supreme Court "ignored" juries' death sentences because of what she deemed "some little technicality."
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February 11, 1991 | JERRY HICKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was three days before Karen Quiter of Yorba Linda learned that the body of the elderly man found in a clump of bushes by a Fullerton College bookstore was her 75-year-old father, John Houston Compton. It was more than 10 years before she was told by law enforcement authorities they believed that they knew who had stabbed him to death.
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November 28, 1989 | DAVID G. SAVAGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Supreme Court Monday ordered a new trial for a man convicted in the frenzied "Halloween II" murders of an elderly Fullerton couple in 1982. The justices let stand a March ruling by the California Supreme Court concluding that police had flagrantly violated the rights of Richard Delmer Boyer to gain a confession to the stabbing murders of Aileen and Francis Harbitz.
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November 28, 1989 | DAVID G. SAVAGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Supreme Court Monday ordered a new trial for a man convicted in the frenzied "Halloween II" murders of an elderly Fullerton couple in 1982. The justices let stand a March ruling by the California Supreme Court concluding that police had flagrantly violated the rights of Richard Delmer Boyer to gain a confession to the stabbing murders of Aileen and Francis Harbitz.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 11, 1991 | JERRY HICKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was three days before Karen Quiter of Yorba Linda learned that the body of the elderly man found in a clump of bushes by a Fullerton College bookstore was her 75-year-old father, John Houston Compton. It was more than 10 years before she was told by law enforcement authorities they believed that they knew who had stabbed him to death.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 28, 1989 | DAVID G. SAVAGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Supreme Court Monday ordered a new trial for a man convicted in the frenzied "Halloween II" murders of an elderly Fullerton couple in 1982. The justices let stand a March ruling by the California Supreme Court concluding that police had flagrantly violated the rights of Richard Delmer Boyer to gain a confession to the stabbing murders of Aileen and Francis Harbitz.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 28, 1989 | DAVID G. SAVAGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Supreme Court Monday ordered a new trial for a man convicted in the frenzied "Halloween II" murders of an elderly Fullerton couple in 1982. The justices let stand a March ruling by the California Supreme Court concluding that police had flagrantly violated the rights of Richard Delmer Boyer to gain a confession to the stabbing murders of Aileen and Francis Harbitz.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 15, 1989 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, Times Staff Writer
As a jury was considering imposing the death sentence almost 5 years ago against "Halloween II" killer Richard Delmar Boyer, one juror was particularly troubled that she and her colleagues might be deliberating in vain. Jane Brickner complained to the judge that she was "appalled" to hear how often the state Supreme Court "ignored" juries' death sentences because of what she deemed "some little technicality."
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