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  • File - In this July 5, 1999 file photo, Samuel Sheinbein, accused of the 1997 murder of Alfredo Tello Jr., in Maryland, is brought in handcuffs to a Tel Aviv court.  Israeli special forces raided a prison in central Israel on Sunday, killing one of the country's most notorious inmates after he seized a guard's weapon, shot three guards and barricaded himself inside the compound. Police identified the inmate as Samuel Sheinbein, an American who fled to Israel after committing a gruesome murder in Maryland in 1997 and whose case sparked a high-profile row between the two allies.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

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  • Israeli Prison Service officers stand at the entrance to Sharon Prison while Israeli police SWAT team entered the prison, near Raanana, central Israel, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. Israeli police say a SWAT team has killed an inmate who had seized a guard's weapon and shot three guards. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said Sunday that the inmate, who was serving a long sentence for murder, had barricaded himself after shooting the guards. A standoff ensued, with counter-terrorism units dispatched to the scene. The inmate then opened fire again, he said, before the forces shot him dead. Of the three guards shot, two were seriously wounded, thrid was wounded lightly. The prisoner was not officially identified, but Israeli media reports identified him as Samuel Sheinbein, an American who fled to Israel after committing a murder in Maryland in 1997. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

    US killer in Israeli prison shot dead in gunbattle

    Israeli special forces raided a prison in central Israel Sunday after an inmate stole a gun, shot several guards and barricaded himself inside the compound, killing the notorious prisoner who was serving time for a gruesome murder carried out in the U.S.

  • Gansler: Death of killer in Israel brings closure

    Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler says the killing in Israel of a notorious prisoner who committed a gruesome murder in Montgomery County in 1997 brings closure to a troubled man's life.

  • File - In this July 5, 1999 file photo, Samuel Sheinbein, accused of the 1997 murder of Alfredo Tello Jr., in Maryland, is brought in handcuffs to a Tel Aviv court.  Israeli special forces raided a prison in central Israel on Sunday, killing one of the country's most notorious inmates after he seized a guard's weapon, shot three guards and barricaded himself inside the compound. Police identified the inmate as Samuel Sheinbein, an American who fled to Israel after committing a gruesome murder in Maryland in 1997 and whose case sparked a high-profile row between the two allies.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

    Maryland teen killer gunned down in Israeli prison shootout

    A Maryland man serving a prison sentence in Israel for a horrific murder he committed as a teen in Aspen Hill was gunned down Sunday by police special forces after he stole a gun and shot three guards.

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