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Washington, DC / Sniper Shootings / Legal Case / Reward #713342

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 30, 2002
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Washington: Kelli Arena) The latest legal developments in the Washington, DC, area sniper shootings reviewed; details given about DNA evidence & of the political battle over jurisdiction for taking the case to court. [On Tuesday, Attorney General John ASHCROFT - talks about the assembling of evidence.] "New York Times" story about federal prosecutors cutting short the interrogation of John Muhammad when he was near to confessing noted; statement from US attorney Thomas DiBiagio† quoted. [Former federal prosecutor Paul BUTLER†- says turf battles are all too common.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Washington: Patty Davis) The question over who gets the reward money in the sniper case examined; details given about truck driver Ron Lantz† & other tipsters Whitney Donahue, William Sullivan, etc. [Montgomery County Executive Douglas DUNCAN†- comments on the reward.] [Spotted suspects' car, LANTZ - says he would give money to the victims' families.] [Crime Stoppers USA John ROPER†- says rewards generate calls.]

Brown, Aaron;
Arena, Kelli;
Davis, Patty

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