Transcript for Eric Frein Captured After More Than a Month on the Run
A lot of news to get to as well. Beginning with the capture of Eric Frein. Dramatic scene overnight, ending a massive manhunt that terrorized a community. Tom llamas is outside the courthouse in Pennsylvania. Good morning. Reporter: Good morning. In just a couple of hours Eric Frein will face a judge at this courthouse behind me. People are celebrating. The alleged sniper and cop killer sitting in a jail. And prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty in this case. 48-day manhunt for alleged cop killer Eric Frein ending with him in cuffs. This showing Frein driven off in a squad car with a bloody nose. Handcuffed with the very same handcuffs belonging to Dixon, the alleged trooper he killed. Eric Frein was dedicated to killing law enforcement. Reporter: Coming to an end after they surprised Frein near an abandoned airport hangar. They found clothes, weapons and 90 rounds of ammunition. When they approached it, they saw an individual and ordered him to surrender, get down on his knees and raise his hands. Reporter: The 31-year-old survivalist and military buff ambushed two Pennsylvania state troopers. And he kills Brian Dixon and wounds the other, and then disappears into the forest. When I got here, the troopers were flying out of here. Reporter: Schools closed, hunting season postponed. Because he knew the woods and was ready for a war. Arming himself with a sniper rifle, ammunition and pipe bombs. Individual is no longer a threat to the community. Siren of cheers for the flashing lights. He is caught and we can finally rest again. Reporter: For many people here, Eric Frein was a real-life monster. Halloween was canceled, but this morning children have smiles, Halloween is back on. That's great. Everyone is breathing a lot
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