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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 13, 1993
Former Santa Monica teacher Stanley Alan Hershey, 49, was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without possibility of parole for the 1989 murder of a retired Glendale accountant whose body has never been found. Hershey was convicted June 17 in Shasta County Superior Court of killing Gordon T. Johnson, 62, who disappeared at Shasta Lake while touring in his motor home. The sentence took into account special circumstances of lying in wait and murder for financial gain.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 13, 1993
Former Santa Monica teacher Stanley Alan Hershey, 49, was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without possibility of parole for the 1989 murder of a retired Glendale accountant whose body has never been found. Hershey was convicted June 17 in Shasta County Superior Court of killing Gordon T. Johnson, 62, who disappeared at Shasta Lake while touring in his motor home. The sentence took into account special circumstances of lying in wait and murder for financial gain.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 17, 1991
Murder charges have been filed in Shasta County against a former Santa Monica schoolteacher serving 20 years in federal prison in the 1989 disappearance of a retired Glendale accountant. Charges of murder with special circumstances and robbery were filed Tuesday in Redding Municipal Court against Stanley Alan Hershey, 47, on the second anniversary of the disappearance of Gordon T. (Gordy) Johnson, 62.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 17, 1991
Murder charges have been filed in Shasta County against a former Santa Monica schoolteacher serving 20 years in federal prison in the 1989 disappearance of a retired Glendale accountant. Charges of murder with special circumstances and robbery were filed Tuesday in Redding Municipal Court against Stanley Alan Hershey, 47, on the second anniversary of the disappearance of Gordon T. (Gordy) Johnson, 62.
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February 17, 1991 | MARTHA L. WILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two former Santa Monica teachers convicted of stealing the motor home and life savings of a retired Glendale accountant have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms by a federal judge who accused them of treachery in the accountant's unsolved disappearance.
NEWS
May 14, 1990 | MARTHA L. WILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The news crackled over a sheriff's radio. A body had surfaced on Shasta Lake. Local and federal investigators in six states waited for more news. Investigators were hoping the body was that of Gordon T. Johnson, a retired Glendale accountant who had been on the road in a motor home, but disappeared Oct. 15 after departing from Bend, Ore. But the man found in the lake two weeks ago was a drowned fisherman, one of 24 corpses known to rest on the bottom of the state's largest man-made reservoir.
NEWS
June 11, 1992
The murder trial of a former Santa Monica teacher accused of killing a retired Glendale accountant has been set for April 27, 1993, in Shasta County Superior Court. The lengthy delay was sought by Stanley Alan Hershey's attorney, John J. Suter of Redding, who has two other trials pending in the Northern California court. Hershey's trial is expected to take two to three months, Assistant Dist. Atty. James Ruggiero said. Hershey, 48, is accused of killing Gordon T.
NEWS
June 25, 1992
Shasta County officials will not seek the death penalty in the murder trial of Stanley Alan Hershey, 48, a former Santa Monica teacher accused of killing a retired Glendale accountant, Assistant Dist. Atty. James Ruggiero said this week. Instead, prosecutors will seek a penalty of life in prison without possibility of parole if Hershey is convicted of killing Gordon T. Johnson, 62, who disappeared Oct. 15, 1989, while traveling from Oregon to Southern California.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 24, 1992
A former Santa Monica teacher pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that he robbed and murdered a retired Glendale accountant who disappeared in 1989 but whose body has never been found. If convicted, Stanley Alan Hershey, 48, could face the death penalty on the charges filed in Shasta County in Northern California. Hershey last year was sentenced to 20 years in prison after he was convicted in federal court of stealing the motor home and life savings of Gordon T. Johnson, last seen on Oct.
NEWS
June 25, 1992
Shasta County officials will not seek the death penalty in the murder trial of Stanley Alan Hershey, 48, a former Santa Monica teacher accused of killing a retired Glendale accountant, Assistant Dist. Atty. James Ruggiero said this week. Instead, prosecutors will seek a penalty of life in prison without possibility of parole if Hershey is convicted of killing Gordon T. Johnson, 62, who disappeared Oct. 15, 1989, while traveling from Oregon to Southern California.
NEWS
February 17, 1991 | MARTHA L. WILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two former Santa Monica teachers convicted of stealing the motor home and life savings of a retired Glendale accountant have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms by a federal judge who accused them of treachery in the accountant's unsolved disappearance.
NEWS
May 14, 1990 | MARTHA L. WILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The news crackled over a sheriff's radio. A body had surfaced on Shasta Lake. Local and federal investigators in six states waited for more news. Investigators were hoping the body was that of Gordon T. Johnson, a retired Glendale accountant who had been on the road in a motor home, but disappeared Oct. 15 after departing from Bend, Ore. But the man found in the lake two weeks ago was a drowned fisherman, one of 24 corpses known to rest on the bottom of the state's largest man-made reservoir.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 24, 1990
Two former Santa Monica teachers were arraigned Friday before a Las Vegas federal magistrate who said "a strong finger of suspicion" suggests their involvement in the disappearance of a retired Glendale accountant. Stanley Alan Hershey, 46, and his wife, Jan Vicki Fine, 37, pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy, illegal use of a banking card and transportation of a stolen vehicle across state lines. They were arrested in Las Vegas driving a Suzuki car owned by Gordon T.
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