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D.B. Cooper identified? Book publisher says he's Walter Reca

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KING 5's Chris Ingalls reacts to claim that Michigan man was D.B. Cooper

A book publisher is claiming a Michigan man named Walter Reca is infamous hijacker D.B. Cooper. KING 5’s Chris Ingalls, who has followed the Cooper investigations for years, discusses the publisher’s findings and where they may not match up with what we know.

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D.B. Cooper author unveils evidence he says identifies infamous skyjacker

A pair of long underwear, foreign passports and the testimony of a relative are some of the evidence that was presented Thursday, May 17, allegedly revealing the identity of the infamous D.B. Cooper.

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Michigan publisher says he knows the real identity of famous hijacker D.B. Cooper

D.B. Cooper, the infamous plane hijacker who stole more than $200,000 in a daring heist and eluded law enforcement for more than four decades, was actually a former paratrooper from Michigan who bragged about his feat to a friend.

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Book: D.B. Cooper was paratrooper who lived in MI, died in 2014

In 1971, a man who came to be known as D.B. Cooper hijacked Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 305 from Portland to Seattle by telling a flight attendant he had a bomb.

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D.B. Cooper mystery solved? Book publisher says Walter R. Reca is D.B. Cooper

A book publisher is planning a news conference Thursday to announce it knows the true identity of D.B. Cooper, a mysterious man who hijacked a plane in 1971 and then parachuted out of it with $200,000 in ransom money.

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New Book Claims to Reveal Identity of D.B. Cooper

A new book claims that it has uncovered the identity of the man who famously took over an airliner in 1971 and parachuted out of the plane with $200,000 in tow.

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D.B. Cooper case drops another surprising suspect into the spotlight

Walter Reca confessed to two people before he died in 2014. And Lisa Story and Carl Laurin — Reca’s niece and best friend, respectively — have now come forward with what the Michigan native told them. In short: Reca said he was D.B. Cooper.

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DB Cooper identified? Publisher says mystery hijacker was ex-paratrooper from Michigan

More than 45 years after a mysterious plane hijacker made off with $200,000 in ransom money, disappearing into the night sky, a publishing company believes it has finally identified the man who eluded authorities for so long.

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A new ‘D.B. Cooper’ suspect? Yet another possible identity for the elusive hijacker.

The quest to reveal the identity of “D.B. Cooper” — the alias of the daredevil who hijacked a Northwest Orient flight from Portland to Seattle in 1971 and parachuted out of the plane with $200,000 — has come up empty for almost 50 years.

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