Six days after he launched a grudge-fuelled killing spree that claimed four victims and threw the city of Los Angeles into crisis mode, Chris Dorner’s personal war against the L.A. Police Department came to an end Tuesday night in the basement of a remote cabin hidden in the snowy hills of the San Bernardino National Forest.
The climax came with the sound of a single bullet heard as the cabin burned to the ground after a four-hour stand-off when Mr. Dorner turned the area into a “war zone.”
Chillingly, as the smoke cleared on the deadly mountaintop siege that killed both Mr. Dorner and a sheriff’s deputy, it emerged that as police spent four days scouring the surrounding woods using bloodhounds, snowmobiles and heat-seeking helicopters, the 33-year-old, 270-pound fugitive had actually been hiding in a vacation condo within sight of their command post.
“I figured he was back in the…
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