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Killer in Bizarre 1984 Case Is Freed on Parole

'Mountain man' Don Nichols kidnapped world-class athlete to be his son's wife

(Newser) - Self-described Montana "mountain man" Don Nichols was released on parole Wednesday after serving 32 years for kidnapping a world-class athlete out on a training run in 1984 and killing her would-be rescuer—an attack that drew widespread media coverage and became the subject of a made-for-TV movie. Nichols, who...

Mountain Man Terrifying Utah Cabin Owners

He has eluded capture for five years

(Newser) - A mysterious mountain man wanted by the law is wandering the desolate backwoods of southern Utah, reports AP . He breaks into cabins and steals food, alcohol, and guns and then disappears back into the wilderness. Authorities have been searching for him for five years to no avail, and they worry...

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