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Ex-cop thought dead in charred US cabin

A fugitive ex-cop accused of four killings was believed to be have been cornered in a California mountain cabin engulfed in flames, police said, but remains found inside have not yet been identified. Police found human remains inside the charred cabin where an hours-long standoff had unfolded but have yet to identify them, local media reported early Wednesday, citing a statement from the San Bernardino County Sheriff.

Fugitive ex-LAPD cop believed barricaded in cabin-police

LOS ANGELES, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Fugitive former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner, wanted over a string of shootings targeting police, was believed to be barricaded in a cabin in California's Big Bear area northeast of Los Angeles, the San Bernardino County Sheriff's office said on Tuesday. (Reporting by Dan Whitcomb; Editing by Cynthia Johnston)

Remains examined for tie to fugitive ex-cop in California

Authorities on Wednesday examined human remains found in a burned out mountain cabin to determine whether they belong to Christopher Dorner, a fugitive ex-cop wanted in at least three murders. Police discovered the remains in the cabin's charred ruins after a chase ended in a shootout with police and fire near Big Bear in the snow covered mountains east of Los Angeles where Dorner was thought to have taken refuge. A police officer was reported killed and another wounded in the gunfight Tuesday.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 5-Fugitive ex-LA cop believed dead after gun battle, fire

(Corrects day of standoff in sixth paragraph) By Dana Feldman SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb 13 (Reuters) - A cabin in the mountains above Los Angeles where fugitive and former cop Christopher Dorner is believed to have died following a gunfight with police was not purposely set on fire by law enforcement, the San Bernardino County sheriff said on Wednesday.

SWAT team enters cabin where fugitive ex-LA cop holed up - CNN

LOS ANGELES, Feb 12 (Reuters) - A SWAT team has entered the cabin where a gunman believed to be a fugitive former Los Angeles police officer was holed up on Tuesday, and smoke was seen rising from the area, CNN reported. Separately, San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon told a news conference that a sheriff's deputy had died of wounds he suffered during a shootout in the mountains above Los Angeles with the suspect. (Reporting by Dan Whitcomb; Editing by Cynthia Johnston)

Ex-cop thought dead in charred US cabin

A fugitive ex-cop accused of four killings was believed dead Wednesday after being cornered in a California mountain cabin that burned down, but human remains found inside have yet to be identified. Police found remains inside the charred cabin where an hours-long standoff had unfolded but no identification has been made, local media reported early Wednesday, citing a statement from the San Bernardino County Sheriff.

Ex-cop thought dead in US cabin, but no body yet

A fugitive ex-cop accused of four killings was believed to be have been cornered in a mountain cabin engulfed in flames Tuesday, police said, while not confirming his death after a six-day manhunt. Law enforcement said it was still too hot to enter the burnt-down cabin near Big Bear, east of Los Angeles, where embittered Christopher Dorner was thought to have taken refuge after being caught with a stolen vehicle.

'Single shot' heard in burning US fugitive cabin

A single gunshot was heard Tuesday as police moved in on a mountain cabin where former US policeman and suspected cop killer Christopher Dorner was believed to be barricaded, the LA Times reported. A Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) spokesman was meanwhile cited as saying the force believed that Dorner died inside the burning cabin near Big Bear, in the mountains east of Los Angeles.

Ex-cop reported dead in burning US mountain cabin

A former US cop wanted for multiple murders was reported dead Tuesday in a burning mountain cabin, after a six-day manhunt that jangled nerves in southern California and beyond. Christopher Dorner's body was found inside the cabin near the California ski resort of Big Bear, where he had barricaded himself in after a shootout with police that left one officer dead and injured another. The embittered 33-year-old had allegedly already killed three people before going on the run last week, after posting a chilling online manifesto threatening to kill more officers.

Ex-cop barricaded in burning US mountain cabin

A former US cop wanted for multiple murders was believed barricaded in a burning mountain cabin Tuesday, officials said, as a six-day California manhunt appeared to be moving toward an endgame. One deputy was killed and one injured in a firefight with Christopher Dorner, who has been on the run since last week when he allegedly killed three people, and threatened to gun down more police in a chilling online manifesto.
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