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People/Characters: Julio Gonzalez

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Son of a Gun (Harlequin Intrigue Series) by Joanna Wayne
True Stories of Law & Order: The Real Crimes behind the Best Episodes of the Hit TV Show by Kevin Dwyer

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Julio González (born October 10, 1954) is a Cuban-born warehouse worker and arsonist responsible for the Happy Land Fire that killed 87 people in the Bronx, New York City, on March 25, 1990. It is one of the largest mass murders in United States history.   González was convicted in August 1991 and was sentenced to 174 twenty-five-year sentences (a total of 4,350 years) consisting of 87 second degree murder charges as well as 87 charges of arson. The sentence was the longest ever handed down in New York State. He was also convicted of assault. He is currently incarcerated at Clinton Correctional Facility.

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