Man Sentenced for Planting Pipe Bomb in Wife's Car

Larry Hoagland, 50, was arrested in September 2010 for the attack on his wife

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    Hoagland listens as jurors return a guilty verdict on May 7, 2012.

    An East County man convicted of attempted murder for planting a pipe bomb in his wife's vehicle was sentenced with 13 years to life on Tuesday.

    Larry Hoagland
    , 50, was arrested in September 2010 for the attack on his wife, Connie.

    She survived the explosion but almost lost her leg after spending more than a month at the UCSD Burn Center.

    Last month, jurors convicted Hoagland of attempted premeditated murder and felony explosion of a destructive device with intent to murder. 

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    DA: Suspect Visited 'Bomb-Making Websites'

    [DGO] DA: Suspect Visited 'Bomb-Making Websites'
    At car-bombing suspect Larry Hoagland's arraignment on Thursday, a deputy district attorney alleged that the suspect had recently visited "several bomb making websites."