November 8, 2000 |
German police recaptured a convicted child rapist who was on his sixth flight from custody, ending a 13-day manhunt. Frank Schmoekel, 38, is suspected of murdering a 60-year-old man found dead Thursday. Schmoekel was found hiding in a garden cottage in Bautzen after a shopkeeper reported a break-in. Police said they shot the knife-brandishing Schmoekel in the stomach when he grabbed an officer. Hundreds of police had been searching for Schmoekel since his Oct.