INMATE 240702 - HAUSNER, DALE S


Dale Hausner, known in Arizona as the "Serial Shooter" received 6 death sentences from a crime spree that included convictions for 6 murders. Hausner murdered David Estrada, Nathaniel Shoffner, Jose Ortis, Marco Carillo, Claudia Gutierrez-Cruz, and Robin Blasnek. In total, Hausner was convicted of 80 crimes which included murder, attempted murder, aggravated assault, drive-by shooting, firearms charges, cruelty to animals, and arson. Hausner terrorized the valley for about 14 months; he committed the murders and other crimes in a time span that included 2005-2006. Co-defendant Samuel Dieteman pled guilty to two murders, testified again Hausner at trial, and was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole.

PROCEEDINGS
Presiding Judge: Honorable Ronald J. Steinle
Prosecutors: Vince Imbordino & Laura Reckart
Defense Counsel: Ken Everett & Tim Agan
Start of Trial: February 11, 2008
Verdict: March 13, 2009
Sentencing: March 27, 2009

Aggravating Circumstances
Victims: Estrada & Shoffner
Prior conviction punishable by life imprisonment or death sentence
Prior conviction of a serious offense
victims: Ortis, Carillo, Gutierrez-Cruz, and Blasnek
Prior conviction punishable by life imprisonment or death sentence
Prior conviction of a serious offense
Especially heinous, cruel or depraved
Offense committed in a cold, calculated manner without pretense of moral or legal justification

PUBLISHED OPINIONS
[Direct Appeal pending before the Arizona Supreme Court]