Transcript for Intense manhunt for man accused of killing cop in Maine
New developments in the intense search for and accused cop killer named the suspect is handed down line is he's been on the run for four days now. This as we're learning that the victim of the officer may have been targeted for specific and personal reasons ABC give any chances in studio with more Jim good morning. Dan Paula good morning a pretty stunning revelation police now suggesting that the deputies murder. May have been paid back this as we learn the suspect might soon be interested in speaking with authorities police warning residents that he's considered armed and dangerous. Us. This morning day four of the intense an urgent manhunt for fugitive suspected of killing a main deputy. Investigators now suspecting a possible motive 49 year old John Williams on the run since Wednesday morning. When police say he shot and killed Somerset county sheriff's deputy Eugene Cole stealing his cruiser and later seen on surveillance video. Allegedly robbing this convenience store. It turns out that just last weekend before the shooting. Police say corporal Cole was involved in the arrest of the suspect's girlfriend the revelation suggesting corporal Cole was targeted. This as police now hit at some sort of indication that Williams might be open to speaking with them. If John Williams just listening to me. I'd like to address him directly. We will do anything. To resolve this situation peacefully. For four days hundreds of officers have been searching a heavily wooded rural community. Sixty miles west of Bangor agencies from all over joining in including the FBI. Which released this new photos showing his many tattoos the woman who found corporal Cole's body. Says she practically raised the suspect and let him stay in her home. He was straddling when he's here. And because I have children. And the house it was just not a good living situation residents in the area off rate for their lives and arming themselves for protection. His program were worried about from a loss and we from were put up her troops or balloons friends. And the woman who found the deputies body also said that during his last visit he discussed the recent arrests in Massachusetts. On gun charges you know that woman actually says that he was due in court on Wednesday. That's the Dave over. And here's me doing thank you.
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