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An FBI agent carries a case containing a $1 million ransom to a hijacked Delta jet in Miami in 1972. George Wright was sought by U.S. authorities in connection with the hijacking and for his escape from prison in 1970. Wright was serving a sentence in the slaying of gas station attendant Walter Patterson. (Associated Press)

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George Wright's daughter, Ann Patterson, holds a photo of her father. (Associated Press)

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An FBI agent carries a case containing a $1 million ransom to a hijacked Delta jet in Miami in 1972. George Wright was sought by U.S. authorities in connection with the hijacking and for his escape from prison in 1970. Wright was serving a sentence in the slaying of gas station attendant Walter Patterson. (Associated Press)

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George Wright is pictured while in custody in 1963 for the murder of a gas station owner in Wall, N.J., the year before. (Associated Press/New Jersey Department of Corrections)

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A woman who said she was Maria Do Rosario Valente, the wife of U.S. fugitive George Wright, is seen outside the house where neighbors said Wright lived in Almocagema, Portugal, near Lisbon, on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)