Pittsburgh Hostage-Taker Surrenders to Cops

Suspect Klein Michael Thaxton posted about the incident on Facebook

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Sep 21, 2012 10:09 AM CDT | Updated Sep 21, 2012 2:20 PM CDT

(Newser) – An armed suicidal man who held a businessman hostage inside a downtown Pittsburgh office building for more than five hours today, posting Facebook updates during the standoff, surrendered to authorities without incident, police said. Klein Michael Thaxton, 22, surrendered just before 2pm, and the man...   Read full story »


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