State police release new details on suspected cop killer

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Police are releasing new details in the search for the man they ambushed two State Troopers on Friday in Blooming Grove Township, Pike County.

One of the troopers is recovering. The memorial for the other began today as hundreds of police officers joined a procession in Scranton. They attended the public viewing of Corporal Bryon Dickson Wednesday afternoon.

Dickson's funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Peter's Cathedral in Scranton.

Meanwhile hundreds of other police officers continued the search for the suspected killer, Eric Frein. Police held a news conference with new information and direct message for the suspect.

They say Frein is obsessed with Eastern European militant fighters and may wear paramilitary gear. He was part of a military simulation unit. Police say his hair is close-shaven on the sides of his head, with long hair on top cut wider than a mohawk.

Police say Frein is a self-trained survivalist who they believe is hiding in the woods in northeastern PA. Lt. Col. George Bivens addressed Frein directly in the news conference.

"In the event you are listening to this broadcast on a portable radio while cowering in some cold damp place, I want you to know one thing, Eric, we are coming for you," says Lt. Col. Bivens. "It is only a matter of time until we bring you to justice for committing this cowardly act."

Police have received hundreds of tips and they're asking the public to stay alert.

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