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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.

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.

No body yet found in burning US cabin: LAPD

Nobody has yet been found in a burnt-out US mountain cabin where fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner was believed to have barricaded himself after a six-day manhunt, a police spokesman said Tuesday. Media reports that a body had been found in the cabin near Big Bear, east of Los Angeles, and identified as Dorner's were false, said Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) spokesman Andrew Smith. "That cabin is still too hot to enter. There has been nobody located and it has not been searched, the fire is too hot. Any reports of a body being found are not true," he told reporters.

Ex-cop barricaded in US mountain cabin after shootout

Former US cop and triple murder suspect Christopher Dorner was believed pinned down in a mountain cabin Tuesday, after exchanging gunfire with police near a California ski resort, officials said. Two officers were injured, Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) spokesman Commander Andrew Smith said, confirming reports that the 33-year-old had barricaded himself near the snow-covered town of Big Bear, east of Los Angeles.

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.

Fugitive ex cop reported in US mountain shootout

Fugitive former US cop Christopher Dorner exchanged gunfire with police Tuesday near a ski resort where his burnt-out truck was found, before fleeing in a stolen truck, officials and reports said. At least one officer has been shot, local TV affiliate NBC 4 reported, while CNN said that police were involved in a car chase near the Californian resort of Big Bear, two hours' drive east of Los Angeles.

Fugitive ex cop 'pinned down' in US mountain shootout

Fugitive former US cop and triple murder suspect Christopher Dorner was pinned down Tuesday after exchanging gunfire with police near a California ski resort, officials and reports said. Two police officers were injured, local KTLA 5 television reported, while CNN said he barricaded himself in a cabin in a snowbound forest near the town of Big Bear, two hours' drive east of Los Angeles. Broadcaster KTLA 5 said some 40 heavily-armed SWAT officers had been dispatched to the area, where Dorner's pick-up truck was found last week.

Fugitive US ex-cop charged, may have fled to Mexico

Christopher Dorner, the embittered former US cop on the run since last week, was charged Monday with murder in California, as authorities said he may have fled south into Mexico. The 33-year-old, who posted a chilling online manifesto threatening to kill policemen and their families over his 2008 sacking, was charged over the killing of officer Michael Crain, a 34-year-old father of two.

UPDATE 3-Record $1 million reward posted for fugitive ex-Los Angeles cop

* Manhunt for Christopher Dorner called largest in L.A. history * Police chief says investigators making progress in search (Adds latest unconfirmed sighting and search for suspect in L.A.) By Brandon Lowrey LOS ANGELES, Feb 10 (Reuters) - A record $1 million reward was posted on Sunday for information leading to the capture of a fugitive former Los Angeles policeman suspected of targeting police officers and their families in three killings committed in retaliation for his 2008 firing.

Million dollar reward for alleged US cop 'terrorist'

Los Angeles on Sunday announced a $1 million reward for information leading to the capture of an ex-cop accused of "domestic terrorism" in a murder spree that has claimed three lives. Investigators have been combing the snow-blanketed California mountains for Christopher Dorner, 33, a disgruntled former LA Police Department (LAPD) officer who had threatened to murder police in a chilling online manifesto.
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