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September 6, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A man who spent 45 years as a fugitive in the slaying of a Miami police officer will avoid prison under a plea bargain disclosed in a Manhattan court. Leroy Strachan, 63, will be sentenced in Florida to one year in prison for manslaughter, but will be credited with the 19 months he already has served in New York while fighting extradition.
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September 6, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A man who spent 45 years as a fugitive in the slaying of a Miami police officer will avoid prison under a plea bargain disclosed in a Manhattan court. Leroy Strachan, 63, will be sentenced in Florida to one year in prison for manslaughter, but will be credited with the 19 months he already has served in New York while fighting extradition.
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April 16, 1990 | BARRY BEARAK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Forty-four years had gone by, and the police had yet to hunt him down. Leroy Strachan rarely even thought of the murder anymore. And when he did, the memory seemed dreamlike across so much time, as if behind a sheath of gauze: the cop shot, the cop falling, the cop motionless on the ground. On that autumn night in 1946, he had scurried off toward home, his hand gripping the rifle. He stashed it beneath the muddy frame of an old wooden house.
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April 16, 1990 | BARRY BEARAK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Forty-four years had gone by, and the police had yet to hunt him down. Leroy Strachan rarely even thought of the murder anymore. And when he did, the memory seemed dreamlike across so much time, as if behind a sheath of gauze: the cop shot, the cop falling, the cop motionless on the ground. On that autumn night in 1946, he had scurried off toward home, his hand gripping the rifle. He stashed it beneath the muddy frame of an old wooden house.
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