Corbett, police to give update on Frein search

    Pennsylvania State Police and Gov. Tom Corbett will offer an update on the search for the man suspected in last month’s fatal ambush of a police barracks in the Pocono Mountains.

    Corbett and police Commissioner Frank Noonan are among those scheduled to attend the news conference Saturday afternoon in Cresco.

    Shooting suspect Eric Frein has eluded capture for more than a month despite an intense manhunt centered on the heavily wooded area around his parents’ home in Canadensis.

    Frein is charged in the Sept. 12 shooting that killed Cpl. Bryon Dickson and wounded Trooper Alex Douglass. Douglass was transferred from a hospital to a rehabilitation facility on Friday.

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    Frein is described by police as a 31-year-old survivalist with a grudge against law enforcement.

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