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Deadly ambush suspect Eric Frein eludes police

Written by The Associated Press | Oct 6, 2014 5:12 AM
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Photo by AP Photo/Pennsylvania State Police

This recent photo shows a campsite near Canadensis, that state police say was used by suspected killer Eric Frein.

(Price) -- State Police have struck out again after following up on a possible sighting of the suspect in last month's deadly ambush of police barracks in the Pocono Mountains.

Hundreds of troopers searched a northeastern Pennsylvania tree nursery for hours Sunday, but didn't find Eric Frein.

The 31-year-old has eluded police for weeks, despite the intense manhunt in five square-miles of dense woods.

Corporal Bryon Dickson was killed and Trooper Alex Douglass was seriously wounded in the September 12 ambush. 

Since the search began, police have found two pipe bombs at a campsite used by Frein and have found 90 rounds from a rifle of the type used in the ambush. They've also found tuna fish, ramen noodles and other food and clothing.

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