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Not to be confused with Australian businessman and Dragons' Den (UK) panellist, Richard Farleigh.
Richard Farley
Richard Farley.jpg
Picture of Richard Farley being escorted by two police officers
Born (1948-07-25) July 25, 1948 (age 66)
Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, United States
Criminal penalty
Sentenced to death
Killings
Date February 16, 1988
Location(s) Sunnyvale, California, United States
Target(s) ESL employees
Killed 7
Injured 4

Richard Wade Farley (born July 25, 1948)[1] is an American convicted mass murderer. A former employee of ESL Incorporated in Sunnyvale, California, he stalked co-worker Laura Black for four years beginning in 1984. Black obtained a temporary restraining order against him on February 2, 1988, with a court date set for February 17, 1988 to make the order permanent.

On February 16, 1988, Farley shot and killed seven people at ESL and wounded four others, including Black. He was convicted of seven counts of first degree murder, and is currently on death row at San Quentin.

Early life[edit]

Farley was born July 25, 1948 in Texas. He was the oldest of six children. His father was in the military, therefore the family moved frequently, and eventually settled in California. He graduated from high school in 1966 and attended Santa Rosa Junior College. Farley then joined the United States Navy in 1967 where he stayed for ten years. After his discharge in 1977, Farley began working as a software technician at ESL Inc., a defense contractor in Sunnyvale, California.[2]

The stalking of Laura Black[edit]

In April 1984, Farley met 22-year old Laura Black, who also worked at ESL Inc. Farley was instantly smitten and later said that he instantly fell in love with Black. Farley began leaving gifts, including letters and homemade baked goods, on Black's desk and asked her out numerous times.[2] Black repeatedly declined the invitations and later said in an interview that she "..tried really to ignore him but to be cordial".[3] Despite her refusals, Farley persisted; he began calling her desk every few hours as well as showing up at Black's aerobics class. By providing false information to the ESL HR department through pretexting, Farley was able to obtain Black's home address and home phone number. Farley was also known to have befriended the custodial department in an attempt to copy keys to Black's desk so he could rifle through her files to gain an insight into her life. He was also known to have pried through confidential personnel files of Black through false pretenses.

During this time, Farley was sending one or two letters to Black a week. Though there were periods of time during which the letters would cease, in total Farley sent about two hundred letters over a period of four years, with the last letter sent from his prison cell after his rampage at ESL. Black moved four times during those four years, but Farley was able to track her address every time she did so. Farley even doctored photos of him and Black being together and mailed them to her.[4]

In fall of 1985, Black asked the Human Resources Department at ESL for help. ESL ordered Farley to attend psychological counseling sessions, and even though he attended these sessions, his harassment of Black continued. By spring of 1986, Farley was threatening fellow ESL employees. Because of his poor work performance, his employment with ESL was officially terminated in May 1986.[5][6] He had been working for ESL for nine years and spent several months stalking Black full-time, then found work at a rival company, Covalent Systems Corporation in Sunnyvale.[7]

Shooting at ESL[edit]

Black filed for a temporary restraining order against Farley on February 2, 1988 and it was granted by a family court judge. A court date was set for February 17, 1988 to see if the restraining order should be made permanent.

Farley purchased a shotgun along with various other weapons and equipment. Numerous pistols were also at his disposal along with a total of over 3,000 rounds of extra ammunition. The restraining order did not prevent him from buying weapons during that time. He also owned a variety of other weapons which were not present during the shooting at ESL, including a Mossberg shotgun barrel and a Ruger .22LR carbine. On February 9, 1988, he left a package with Black's attorney, claiming to have evidence that he and Black had a longstanding relationship. The package included items such as photographs purportedly showing Black and Farley on dates, a garage door opener to Black's house, and hotel and credit card receipts. Farley even claimed that Black kept a secret stash of cocaine that they shared once. Black's attorney dismissed the package as utter fabrications.

On the day before the court date, February 16, 1988, Farley drove his motorhome to the ESL parking lot in Sunnyvale, California. He later claimed he waited for Black to leave work so he could convince her to rescind the restraining order. If she refused, he would kill himself. At about 3 p.m., Farley loaded up his various guns, including a 12-gauge Benelli Riot semi-automatic shotgun, a Ruger M-77 .22-250 rifle with a scope, a Mossberg 12-gauge pump-action shotgun, a Sentinel .22 WMR revolver, a Smith & Wesson .357 Magnum revolver, a Browning .380 ACP pistol, and a Smith & Wesson 9mm pistol. Along with having a foot-long buck knife and smoke bomb, he put on an ammunition vest, inserted earplugs, and put on a leather glove.

Carrying over 1000 rounds of ammunition with him, he then approached the building while shooting toward bystanders. He entered into a side door by shooting through the glass, and shot at employees he encountered while heading toward Black's office on the second floor. Several employees were killed by his shots as he made his way through his former employer's building. Arriving at Black's office, he opened her door which she slammed in his face. He fired one shot through the door, which missed Black. The second shot hit her in the left shoulder and sent her unconscious to the floor. Farley moved on.

Farley then held police SWAT team at bay for five hours by moving from room to room so the SWAT snipers could not target him. Meanwhile, Black regained consciousness and managed to stop her wound from further bleeding while she and other survivors hid from Farley. Eventually Black and other survivors escaped, and Farley surrendered to police after requesting a sandwich and a soft drink from Togo's. A total of seven people were killed by Farley with four more wounded, including Black. A total of 98 rounds were fired in ESL by Farley.

The seven deceased victims were Lawrence J. Kane, 46, from San Jose; Wayne "Buddy" Williams Jr., 23, from San Jose; Ronald G. Doney, 36, from Manteca; Joseph Lawrence Silva, 43, Glenda Moritz, 27, Ronald Steven Reed, 26, and Helen Lamparter, 49, from Sunnyvale. The four injured victims were Laura Black, Gregory Scott, Richard Townsley and Patty Marcott.

Aftermath[edit]

The next day, court commissioner Lois Kittle made the restraining order against Farley permanent and commented, "Pieces of paper do not stop bullets."[8]

Laura Black survived, but was hospitalized for nineteen days. She continued to work for the same company. Farley wrote to her again from his prison cell, claiming that she had finally won.

During trial, Farley admitted to the killings, but pleaded "not guilty", claiming that he never planned to kill but only wished to get Black's attention or commit suicide in front of her for rejecting him. His attorney claimed that Farley never was a violent man and only had his judgment temporarily clouded by his obsession with Laura Black, and that Farley would likely never kill again. Prior to the shooting, Farley had no criminal record.

The prosecution documented every step of the stalking, produced all the letters he sent, and documented his shotgun and ammunition purchases a week before his rampage at ESL, as well as his other weapons. All this amounted to extensive planning, which was evidence of premeditation.

On October 21, 1991, Farley was found guilty of all seven counts of first degree murder. On January 17, 1992, Superior Court Judge, Joseph Biafore Jr., sentenced Farley to death. Because of California law, there were several automatic appeals. On July 2, 2009, the California Supreme Court upheld Farley's death sentence (People v Farley (2009) 46 Cal.4th 1053). As of 2014, Farley is still on death row in San Quentin Prison.

In the wake of this case and the high profile murder of actress Rebecca Schaeffer, California passed the first anti-stalking laws in the nation.

Adaptations[edit]

A movie, I Can Make You Love Me[9] (also known as Stalking Laura in the United Kingdom) was made in 1993. Brooke Shields played Laura Black and Richard Thomas played Richard Farley.

The shooting incident is also the subject of a chapter of the book Chinese Playground: A Memoir by Bill Lee, as well as a chapter in Obsession by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moffatt, Gregory (2000). Blind-sided:homicide where it is least expected. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 87. ISBN 978-0-275-96929-5. 
  2. ^ a b Blind Sided: Homicide Where it is Least Expected Moffatt, Gregory 2000 Praeger Publishers pages 87-88
  3. ^ Video on YouTube
  4. ^ Stopping a Stalker: A Cop's Guide to Making the System Work for You; Snow, Robert L. 1998 Perseus Publishing page 121
  5. ^ Stalking Crimes and Victim Prevention Davis, Joseph A. 2001 CRC Press LCC page 146.
  6. ^ The Workplace Violence Prevention Handbook Philpott, Don, Don Grimme Government Institutes an Imprint of the Scarecrow Press Inc. 2009 page 32
  7. ^ Morain, Dan; Stein, Mark A. (February 18, 1988). "Unwanted Suitor's Fixation on Woman Led to Carnage". Los Angeles Times. 
  8. ^ Kelleher, Michael D. (1997). Profiling the Lethal Employee: Case Studies of Violence in the Workplace. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 46. ISBN 0-275-95756-X. 
  9. ^ "I Can Make You Love Me". IMDB. Retrieved January 13, 2007. 

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