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South Korean Police Arrest US Cop Killer

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean police said Wednesday they had arrested a Korean-American wanted for more than a decade by the FBI for the murder of a retired American policeman.

Police arrested David Nam at a private school where he taught English near Seoul on Tuesday, according to the Gyeonggi Provincial Police Agency.

Nam, 30, fled to South Korea in 1998, two years after he allegedly shot to death a retired police officer in Philadelphia, said Lee Jae-sul, a senior officer with the agency.

Nam is accused of breaking into the house of Anthony Schroeder to rob him and killing the 75-year-old when he resisted with his own gun, Lee said.

Nam was arrested by U.S. police in early 1997 but was set free a year later on bail of $1 million on the condition that he wear electronic monitoring bra


Added: Mar-30-2008 
By: aheahe
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