Infamous for assassinating Chilean diplomat Orlando Letelier and Chilean armed forces leader Carlos Prats, he was also convicted from the attempted murder of another Chilean leader, politician Bernardo Leighton. He dedicated these offences while helping the Direccion de Inteligencia Nacional (Chile’s top secret police firm). His legal activity began pursuing his 1973 proceed to Chile. At that time, he was doing work for the United Expresses’ Central Cleverness Agency. Pursuing his convictions, he recognized a plea discount and avoided additional abuse through enrollment within the United Expresses’ Federal See Protection Program. Delivered in Waterloo, Iowa, he was raised as the kid of fellow C.We.A. agent John Vernon Townley. He aided Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet in creating chemical substance weapons for make use of against political foes.