Unabomber News History

Copyright 1995 The Washington Post

The Washington Post

May 06, 1995, Saturday, Final Edition


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* A judge in Columbia, S.C., terminated the four-year marriage of David and Susan V. Smith, the woman who confessed to drowning their two little boys in a lake. Susan Smith, 23, faces trial on two murder charges.

* A man described as a "narco-terrorist" for killing 110 people with a bomb he planted on a Colombian jetliner was sentenced to 10 life prison terms. The Avianca flight blew up over Bogota on Nov. 27, 1989. In 1991, Dandeny Munoz-Mosquera, already in prison on other charges, was indicted in the case. Munoz-Mosquera was portrayed at his trial in New York as a hired killer and drug smuggler in the violent Medellin cartel.

* Quartzsite, Ariz., Mayor Rex Byrd faces up to life in prison after being found guilty of trying to plot the death of a political rival. Jurors found Byrd, 71, guilty Thursday of conspiring to have his predecessor in the mayor's office, Richard Oldham, killed.

* Penthouse publisher Bob Guccione, who offered to publish a lengthy manifesto from the Unabomber, thinks he might have received a call from the elusive bomber, who has killed three people and injured 23 others in 16 bombings since 1978. Federal investigators said they want to talk to Guccione about the call, but the publisher said he will not cooperate with the FBI.