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Cop-Killer Suspect Shot Dead

Police find, shoot Maurice Clemmons in south Seattle neighborhood

(Newser) - Seattle police have shot and killed the man suspected of gunning down four police officers in Lakewood, a suburb 35 miles south of the city, on Sunday. Police tracked Maurice Clemmons down early today after acting on leads about his possible acquaintances. "We knew the noose was tightening,”... More »

Police Search for Suspected Cop-Killer's Wife

$125K reward for info; more than one gun was used in attack

(Newser) - Police in Washington state are hoping the wife of suspected cop-killer Maurice Clemmons can help them find her husband. Officers were warned to today to be on the lookout for Nicole Cheryleen Smith, possibly driving a green 1997 Mazda Millenia to Arkansas. Police have posted a $125,000 reward for... More »

Huckabee Freed Man Sought in Wash. Cop Massacre

Then-gov commuted repeat felon's sentence

(Newser) - A man being sought as a "person of interest" in the execution-style slayings of four police officers this morning in Lakewood, Wash., was 11 years into a decades-long prison term in Arkansas when then-governor Mike Huckabee approved the commutation of his sentence. Prosecutors objected to clemency for Maurice Clemmons,... More »

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