HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court is upholding the death sentence and conviction of a sniper who killed a Pennsylvania state trooper and wounded another outside their barracks.
The state Supreme Court’s decision Friday upholds lower court decisions in the case of Eric Frein.READ MORE: Former North Braddock And Blawnox Officer Pleads Guilty To Stealing Money Seized As Evidence
Frein was convicted in the 2014 murder of Cpl. Bryon Dickson II outside the Blooming Grove barracks. Another trooper, Alex Douglass, was badly wounded.
Frein led authorities on a 48-day manhunt through the rugged Pocono Mountains before U.S. marshals caught him at an abandoned airplane hangar.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: Gov. Tom Wolf Formally Announces Teachers Can Jump The Line For Vaccine
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