Serial 2747x

FBI Airtel

Date 3/7/88

TO: DIRECTOR, FBI (89-4286)
FROM: SAC, SAN FRANCISCO (89A-250) (C) (SQ. 7)

On 12/1/86, in US District Court, Northern District of California, Lawrence [Laurence] John Layton, WM [white male], DOB [January 11, 1946, Cheverly, Maryland], SSAN [deleted] was found guilty of violation of T18, USC, Section 351 (D) (Conspiracy to murder a congressman), Section 351 (a) – 2 (Aiding and abetting the murder of Congressman), Section 1117 (Conspiracy to murder an internationally protected person) and Section 1116 (a) – 2 (Aiding and abetting the attempted murder of an internationally protected person). On 1/23/87, subject sentenced Count I – 15 years; Count II – Life; Count III – 15 years; and Count IV – 15 years concurrent.

On 2/22/88 the government’s final brief was filed in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, San Francisco, California.

On 2/29/88 United States Attorney, Joseph P. Russoniello advised that all possible violations and captioned matter have been addressed and either declined or prosecuted and with the filing of the above final brief his office considers this matter closed.

No outstanding investigation remains and this matter is being closed.