The Latest: 'Legitimate remorse' from police ambush suspect

MILFORD, Pa. (AP) " The Latest on the trial of a man charged in the fatal 2014 ambush at a Pennsylvania state police barracks (all times local):

4:45 p.m.

The attorney for a man charged in the fatal ambush of a state police barracks says his client showed "legitimate remorse" in a police interview on the night of his capture.

Michael Weinstein spoke to reporters Tuesday after prosecutors showed Eric Frein's (freenz) videotaped interview to a jury.

Frein is charged with killing Cpl. Bryon Dickson II and critically wounding Trooper Alex Douglass. He spent 48 days on the run before his capture by U.S. marshals.

The video shows Frein telling investigators, "I did this. No one else did." He added, "All I can say is I'm sorry."

Previously, the defense had fought admission of the confession at trial, saying Frein had clearly invoked his right to remain silent before incriminating himself.

Frein could face a death sentence if he's convicted.

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12:10 p.m.

A jury is watching an interview that police conducted with a survivalist charged in a fatal ambush at a Pennsylvania police barracks.

Prosecutors are playing a three-hour video that police recorded on the night of Eric Frein's capture. The video shows interrogators pressing Frein for answers on why he opened fire outside the Blooming Grove barracks in 2014.

Frein is charged with killing Cpl. Bryon Dickson II and critically wounding Trooper Alex Douglass. He spent 48 days on the run before his capture by U.S. marshals.

Frein appears to become emotional at points during the interview as Cpl. Benjamin Clark asks him to give "closure" to Dickson's widow and two sons. He said, "I did this. No one else did."

Frein could face a death sentence if he's convicted.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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