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By blindrodie
#405454
Below was in a story form Reddit:
"Ex CO here. Had a man who shot and killed one state trooper and shot another in the groin. He sat as a sniper in the woods and shot the troopers through the windows of the barracks. It was premeditated and he nearly got away with it. He was on FBI most wanted list for a good 2 months. The Marshall's caught him as he was getting ready to take off on a hangglider. Anyway, he was the most mild mannered inmate I had met. Always reading, never turned down his hour for REC, always finished his plate, etc. Anyway I was doing an escort with another officer to take him to visitation. He was to wear double locked shackles and cuffs when not in his cell, even in the showers. I was holding his arm and assisting him so he wouldnt trip and I felt his bicep flex and he just stopped walking and looked at me. I realized at that moment that he could overpower me without much effort, shackles or not. Turns out he just had to sneeze... My point is that whether someone is mild mannered or more primitive has no effect on human capabilities. Cold blooded killer."
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By mgforbes
#405459
We do have a few folks in the database whose addresses come up in some sort of correctional institution, but none of them are current. No hint of such a character that I've seen, but this tale could be from way-back-when, or it could be somebody who bought a glider and taught themselves to fly, or never joined USHPA.

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By TjW
#405466
Looking at Wikipedia's incomplete Ten Most Wanted list, the closest match to the crime would seem to be Eric Frein.

He wasn't arrested taking off in a hang glider, though. He was near an abandoned aircraft hangar.

I'm beginning to think not everything I read on the Internet is true.
By blindrodie
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I'm beginning to think not everything I read on the Internet is true.
:roflcat: You fool you......

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