Sunday, June 19, 2011

A Violent Standoff

Pennsylvania -- A 45-year-old man with a criminal history and a martial arts background has been arrested after a six hour long standoff with police in West Bethlehem, according to

Stuffed in heavy plastic bags inside the home, police found the dismembered body of the man's 29-year-old girlfriend of nine years. Police said the woman was missing from work and hadn't been seen for two days.

During the standoff, the man had pepper sprayed police, threw vases and barbells at them and told responding officers they would not be able to take him in alive.

Police used tear gas, shot the man with bean bags and finally used a Taser to bring the man out of the house and under arrest.

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