Two Brothers Sentenced for Arsons; Murder Trial Pending
- CALLED OUT INFORMATION SERVICE
Matthew Williams and Tyler Williams have been sentenced for setting
fire to three Sacramento synagogues and an abortion clinic. They are
also charged in the July 1, 1999 murders of Winfield Mowder and Gary
Matson, a prominent gay couple from rural Happy Valley, California.
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December 1, 2001
Long prison terms in fires
A rabbi speaks to the brothers who admitted torching three
By Denny Walsh -- Bee Staff Writer
In a courtroom charged with the emotions of victimized congregation
members, Matthew Williams and Tyler Williams were sentenced Friday to
federal prison for torching three Sacramento synagogues and an
The white supremacist brothers, who still face capital homicide
charges in Shasta County, pleaded guilty nearly three months ago,
admitting they had burned the synagogues simply because they were
Jewish houses of worship.
Friday November 30, 2001
Two Brothers Sentenced in Calif. Synagogue Attacks
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - Two white supremacist brothers were
sentenced to lengthy prison terms and ordered to pay more than $1
million in damages on Friday for setting arson fires at three
Sacramento synagogues and a building housing an abortion clinic in
Benjamin Matthew Williams, 33, was sentenced to 30 years in prison.
His brother, James Tyler Williams, 31, was sentenced to 21 years
November 3, 2001
Judge: Williams trial needs to get moving
James Tyler Williams, 31, and Benjamin Matthew Williams, 33, face
death penalties if convicted in the July 1, 1999, slayings of a Happy
Valley gay couple. Their trial already has been postponed several
times since the Palo Cedro brothers were arrested in connection with
the alleged hate-crime shoot-ings of Winfield Mowder, 40, and Gary
When he granted the last postponement <MORE>
More stories at: http://www.redding.com/specials/matson_mowder/
CALLED OUT ARCHIVES
... the Williams brothers are responsible for the July 1 slayings of
Gary Matson, 50, and Winfield Mowder, 40, who lived in a small house
in a rural area south of ...
... connected to several hate groups, were charged in the July 1
murders of Winfield Mowder and Gary Matson, a prominent gay couple
from rural Happy Valley.
... such as robbery. Evidence that the murder of Gary Matson and
Winfield Mowder by the Williams brothers was a hate crime is profuse.
---- 1. SHERRIFF MURDER ...
... Perhaps we need to know that Matthew Williams, who murdered Gary
Matson and Winfield Mowder in their beds last spring told his mother
when she visited him in ...
... html Benjamin Matthew Williams has admitted that he killed Gary
Matson and Winfield Mowder saying that he killed them because he
believed their homosexuality ...
... it will have been a year since her ex-husband Gary Matson, 50,
and Winfield Mowder, 40, were found shot to death in their bed inside
their makeshift mobile ...
... t do enough talking. He confessed to two murders [Gary Matson and
Winfield Mowder in their bed], admitted taking part in the torching
of three Sacramento ...
... recent activities. The brothers have already been charged with
murdering Gary Matson and Winfield Mowder, a prominent Redding-area
gay couple. It concludes ...
... state murder charges in the slayings of a gay couple, Gary
Matson, 50, and Winfield Mowder, 40, on July 1, 1999, about two weeks
after the fires. They have ...
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