Pennsylvania Cop Murder Suspect Evades Police in Woods, Camouflaged with Mud

Pennsylvania Cop Murder Suspect Evades Police in Woods, Camouflaged with Mud

Police in Pennsylvania have been engaged in a massive manhunt for an man accused of killing one state policeman and seriously wounding another. The man was recently seen by a witness but has still evaded capture.

On October 17, a woman reported seeing a man wearing all black, his face covered in mud, and carrying a rifle. He was seen near Pocono Mountain East High School in Monroe County.

Police called the woman a “highly credible” witness and say they feel the woman likely saw accused killer Eric Matthew Frein.

State Police recently discovered one of Frein’s hastily abandoned campsites. Left at the site was a journal in Frein’s handwriting, but the suspect had evaded capture.

Thus far the manhunt has cost taxpayers over a million dollars.

Police also discovered a computer hard drive that seems to show that Frein planned the shooting on September 12 that left Cpl. Byron Dickson dead and another trooper wounded at the Pennsylvania State Police barracks in Blooming Grove, Pennsylvania. Dickson was a seven-year veteran of the State Police.

Frein was taught survival skills by his US Army father and is said to be an expert marksman who “doesn’t miss.”

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