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By Jon Wells

Award-winning journalist Jon Wells unearths the existence tale and charts the three-year overseas manhunt for one of many FBI's such a lot sought after killers, James Charles Kopp

Part detective tale, half noir mental mystery, Sniper tells the nerve-racking and compelling tale of ways anti-abortion radical James Kopp hunted down physicians in Canada and the USA who have been appearing abortion providers. Wells visits Kopp's domestic city in California and follows his path throughout Canada and Europe, taking readers contained in the brain of Kopp, the son of a US marine, who believed he used to be on a righteous challenge to save lots of fetuses. The e-book additionally information how American and Canadian police and the FBI collaborated to carry the elusive Kopp down in France, following the homicide of Dr. Barnett Slepian, an obstetrician, in Buffalo, manhattan.

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Young Glen had other serious problems that his teachers and classmates at school knew nothing about. According to legal documents later filed by his attorney, he ate paint, but by the time authorities learned about the disturbing childhood aberration, it was too late to figure out if it was lead-based. If it was, it could have caused a wide variety of problems, including severe brain damage. According to the court documents, the boy also had a habit of repeatedly banging his head against the wall of his upstairs bedroom at night.

Police records in Ohio and California show that during a period of about thirteen years beginning in 1982 he was picked up or indicted at least ten times on felony charges, fifteen times for misdemeanors, and was named in criminal and civil courts eleven different times for physical assaults on women. Rogers shuttled back and forth between Hamilton and California for a while, prowling the grimy underside of society in two states while fitfully working at a series of catch-can, dead-end jobs. When he had money he flashed it around and spent it like water in the tough, seedy bars in which he hung out.

Sam was busy with her friends and although she smiled and acknowledged the flood of compliments, initially she paid more attention to the pool games she was playing than to the glib, sweet-talking blond man. He was persistent, however, and eventually they became more friendly. Despite her frequent troubles she was a sunny-side-up type of woman. She had a bubbly, outgoing personality and was more likely to walk up to a stranger and introduce herself than needlessly put down even the most timidly awkward admirer.

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