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Ted Kaczynski, Unabomber, found dead in prison cell

Jun 10, 2023, 11:14 AM | Updated: Jun 22, 2023, 4:55 pm

In this April 4, 1996, file photo, Theodore 'Ted' Kaczynski, the suspected 'Unabomber,' is shown du...

In this April 4, 1996, file photo, Theodore 'Ted' Kaczynski, the suspected 'Unabomber,' is shown during a press conference following his arrest, in Lincoln, Montana. (The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images, FILE)

(The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images, FILE)

SALT LAKE CITY — According to ABC News, Unabomber Ted Kaczynski was found dead in his prison cell Saturday morning at age 81. 

Kaczynski was moved to a medical facility in North Carolina in December 2021, due to his poor health, from a maximum security facility in Colorado. 

ABC News said the Unabomber went uncaptured for nearly 20 years, during which he constructed 16 bombs that killed a total of three people and injured two dozen others. 

This story will be updated as more information becomes available. 

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Ted Kaczynski, Unabomber, found dead in prison cell