On Sept. 29, more than two weeks after Eric Frein allegedly opened fire on a Pennsylvania state police barracks, killing one trooper and injuring another, law enforcement had him in their sights. He was 75 to 100 yards away from their agents. The noose seemed to be tightening.
It wasn't the first time: 10 days earlier, police believed that they had Frein cornered in a house not far from Canadensis, Pa., where his parents live. They exchanged gunfire, but weren't able to nab him in what has turned into a cat-and-mouse game in the wilds of Pennsylvania.
Shortly after allegedly ambushing the troopers, Frein ditched his SUV in a swamp. Evidence recovered during the manhunt suggests he has lived off canned tuna, worn adult diapers so he could keep an ever-watchful eye on those hunting him, and planted pipe bombs in his bid to ward off authorities.
But even when Frein was within sight of his pursuers for a second time, he somehow, some way, slipped back into the Poconos Mountain wilderness and eluded capture.
Now, nearly a month after the shooting, he's still out there.
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