Portugal holds fugitive US killer

BBC News

A convicted killer who has been on the run from US police for more than 40 years has been arrested in Portugal, the FBI says.

George Wright escaped from a New Jersey prison in 1970 and hijacked a US airliner two years later while dressed as a priest.

He and his four accomplices fled to Algeria but within a few years all but Wright had been caught.

The FBI said it was now seeking Wright’s extradition.

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