Breaking News

Police: Spokesman wrote 'can't take being unemployed again' March 31, 2015

Photo detail

Authorities apprehend Cody Willcoxson on Thursday near Rolla. Police say Willcoxson tried to break into Fort Leonard Wood and fired on police during a high-speed chase before entering and leaving a building at Missouri University of Science & Technology.

Stories this photo appears in:

Tease photo

Missouri shooting suspect a jail break 'poster child'

The last time he ran from the law, Cody Nathaniel Willcoxson managed to elude capture for three years after leading a nine-inmate jail break in rural Oklahoma. A decade later, his latest legal run-in ended Thursday with Willcoxson's nonviolent arrest. But only after a four-hour, 40-mile manhunt that included an interstate shootout, the shutdown of a Missouri college campus where he crashed his car and a failed effort to break into a military base.

Comments

Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Please review our Policies and Procedures before registering or commenting

News Tribune - comments