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Burlington Daily Times News (Newspaper) - May 9, 1986, Burlington, North Carolina Burlington . Times news fri., May 9, 1986 3a a laser photo can you hear me now Edith Miner left of Lacross wis., uses a sing along at a nursing Home. The singing homemade megaphone As she sings to her was part of the Homes annual old time 105-year-old Mother Edith Fahl during a Church revival. Governors Fate in jury a hands a again new Orleans apr for the second time in five months a jury must try to decide if gov. Edwin Edwards took a $2 million bribe for allowing his business associates to build health care projects Worth $10 million. . District judge Marcel Livaudais instructed jurors thursday in the retrial of Edwards and four others accused of fraud racketeering and other charges. The jury was to begin deliberations today. Edwards his brother Marion and three of their business associates a Ronald fallout James Wyllie or. And Gus Mijalis a Are accused of using their political influence to obtain state certification for Hospital and nursing Home projects in which they held interests. If convicted the governor Wylie and Falgout each face up to 245 years in prison $70,000 in fines and confiscation of any proceeds a $2 million in Edwards Case. His brother could be sentenced to 60 years imprisonment and a $33,000 Fine and Mijalis 40 years and a $33,000 Fine. Their first trial lasted 14 weeks and ended dec. 18 with a Hung jury overwhelmingly in favor of acquittal. This trial marked by a streamlined prosecution Case and defense lawyers decision to Call no witnesses has gone on for almost seven weeks. On thursday the governors defense attorneys blasted the prosecution for failing to Call to the stand a state employee who they said was a key witness. John Landry an official in the department of health and human resources who had a role in Hospital certification allegedly was bribed with a promotion for helping Edwards approve the projects. Landry an a indicted co conspirator testified in the first trial but prosecutors decided against calling him this time because they Felt he had not been a credible witness. Prosecutors relied to a Large extent on the testimony of Landry a Raven Baptist Church 327 Glen Raven Road Glen Raven North Carolina sunday morning May 11th at 11 00 am pastor Fletcher Brothers from Freedom Village Usa in Lakemont by sunday night May 11th at 7 00 pm Rev. Karl Coke from Redding California May 19th-May 23rd at 7 30 evangelical methodist Church in Gibsonville featuring Rev. Kart Coke accused a night stalker so love of killing documented los Angeles apr a drifter accused in 15 a night stalker a killings claimed he took photographs of himself next to the propped up bodies of his victims and gouged out the eyes of a woman according to newly released court documents. Richard Ramirez also boasted he was an unwatchable a super criminal who had killed 20 people in California and that he enjoyed watching people die sheriffs Deputy Jim Ellis quoted him As saying. A i would shoot them in the head and they would wiggle and squirm All Over the place and then just Stop or Cut them with a knife and watch their face turn real White a Ellis quoted Ramirez As saying after his arrest aug. 31. A i love All that blood a he said. A i love to kill people. I love watching them the transcript of Ellis statements made while in jail was unsealed thursday by municipal judge James Nelson a Day after Nelson released earlier testimony quoting Ramirez As saying a of course i did and linking satan to the four month rampage of slayings rapes and beatings. Ramirez a attorneys deny their Ari tent made the statements. Earlier this week. Nelson ordered a trial for the 26-year-old drifter on 14 murder counts and 36 other felony charges. He faces a May 21 arraignment. Ramirez who grew up in Elpaso Texas also is accused of killing a 66-year-old an accountant in san Francisco and wounding the Man s wife. I Ellis quoted Ramirez As admitting that he killed the accountant. Named Peter pan. A Boom room i did them in Quot Ramirez is quoted As saying. Ramirez also is quoted As saying on oct. To that he mutilated one victim a one time i told this lady to give me All her Money. She said no. So i Cut her and pulled her eyes a sheriffs Deputy Russell Uloth testified at Ramirez preliminary hearing that night stalker victim Maxine Zazzara 44. Slain with he husband vincent.64,on Kharch 29. 1985. In their Whittier Home. Had her eyes Cut out. Ramirez also claimed to have a taken pictures of his victims a i would do someone in and then take a camera and set the timer so i could sit them up next to me and take our pictures authorities would not verify if such photos existed. Ellis said Ramirez complained he ruined his crime spree when he left behind a fingerprint. On wednesday Nelson released the testimony of police officer George Thomas who said in a closed court session last month that Ramirez confessed the night stalker crimes to him after he was caught by angry East los Angeles residents. A i want the electric chair. They should have shot me on the Street a he quoted Ramirez As saying. A i did it you know. 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