PARIS, Mar 29, 2001 ( – James Kopp, who police suspect was responsible for the 1998 shooting death of abortionist Barnett Slepian has been arrested in France after a two-and-a-half year search. Last October a US federal grand jury indicted Kopp in the shooting. Of note, Kopp’s history in the pro-life movement shows him to be an unlikely candidate for such actions.

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