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California / Mass Murderer Sought #290849

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 10, 1983
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(Studio) No. escapes this year from Chino, California, minimum security facility, noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Los Angeles, California) Manhunt for escaped inmate' Kevin Cooper, alias David A. Trautman, David Troutman, for mass murder of Chino family and family friend examined; background to situation recalled. Cooper's escape last year from Pennsylvania facility and recent escape from Chino minimum security prison noted. [California corrections department spokesperson Philip GUTHRIE - believes communications breakdown is responsible for Cooper's escape.] [Chino council member Fred AQUIAR - fears other such escapes.] [Cooper's MOTHER - pleads for son to surrender.]

Dow, David;
Rather, Dan

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