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United States

28 January 2001

Los Angeles Times, Editorial

Buford O. Furrow Jr., whose Aug. 10, 1999, shooting rampage in the San Fernando Valley left one dead and five wounded, believed, according to court testimony, that he had "succeeded in making the statement he wished to make." How wrong he was. This pathetic, cowardly man, as James V. DeSarno Jr., head of the FBI's Los Angeles field office, so aptly described him, last week pleaded guilty to killing Filipino American mail carrier Joseph S. Ileto and seriously wounding... (

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