TIL that serial killer Eric Edgar Cooke was arrested after throwing his firearm into a bush, which the police found, substituted for an inoperable one attached to a fishing line and waited for him to come pick it back up. by whatilearned June 7, 2022, 2:56 am Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Edgar_Cooke What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote arrestedattachedBushCookeedgarericfirearmfishinginoperablekillerlinepickPoliceserialsubstitutedthrowingTILToday I learnedwaited See more Previous article TIL of the August 26, 1980 Harvey’s Lake Tahoe casino bombing. 3 men in maintenance uniforms rolled in a device covered in cloth labeled IBM to a 2nd story empty office with a note demanding $3 million. The FBI was forced to detonate it after failing to defuse it Next article G-Force Review 4 Comments Leave a Reply Sounds like something a cartoon cop would do. Log in to Reply And the fishing line did what? Log in to Reply The Rosemary Anderson / John Burton case was covered in an episode of “Forensic Files” . (S8 E36, Fuelling Confessions”) Button was convicted of running down Rosemary with his car, and served 5 of a 10-year sentence, before it was determined that Cooke was, in fact, the killer. Log in to Reply Even a bad person can do good things. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.