NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 28, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Salt Lake City, UT: David Burrington) Approach of FBI, state police and attack dog reported triggering gunfire from Addam Swapp's Marion, UT, compound. [Public safety director John NIELSEN - comments on injuries.] Injured ofr. reported dying en route to hospital. Swapp's condition given. Remaining compound dwellers discussed. [NIELSEN - explains letter from Swapp to governor] Standoff background recalled; scenes shown. [Relative Roger BATES - comments on Swapp's desire for armed confrontation with police.] Swapp's claim noted that father-in-law John Singer would be resurrected after confrontation with police. Widow Vickie Singer shown being taken to court for Mormon church building bombing. Swapp's wives noted also being charged.
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