Earl Krugel

Male, Deceased Person

1942 – 2005


Who was Earl Krugel?

Earl Leslie Krugel was the West Coast coordinator of the Jewish Defense League. In 2005, he was sentenced to prison on charges of terrorism after he confessed plotting, with the group's leader Irv Rubin, to blow up the office of Arab-American congressman Darrell Issa and the King Fahd mosque in Culver City, California. He was kept in protective custody for three years for the 2001 bomb plot. Following sentencing he was transferred to a medium security federal prison following his sentencing and was murdered three days later by a fellow inmate, who struck him in the head with a block of concrete.

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Nov 24, 1942
Nov 4, 2005

on July 23, 2013


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