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March 28, 2009

Pa. judge calls officer's killer a "terrorist"

By Vernon Clark
Philadelphia Inquirer

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PHILADELPHIA — A municipal court judge yesterday branded the accused killer of Officer John Pawlowski as "a domestic urban terrorist" who "ambushed" police officers responding to a call.

In a courtroom nearly filled with police officers and friends and relatives of Pawlowski, who was slain Feb. 13, Judge Patrick Dugan then ordered Rasheed Scrugs held for trial, which he scheduled for April 16.

Full story: Pa. judge calls officer's killer a "terrorist"

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