FBI ANNOUNCES CAPTURE OF JAMES KOPP FROM MOST WANTED LIST.
FBI Special Agent in charge Hardrick Crawford Jr. (L), Buffalo Division, holds up the wanted poster for James Charles Kopp, in Buffalo, March 29, 2001. Kopp, one of the FBI's 10 most wanted fugitives for allegedly murdering a New York doctor who performed abortions, was arrested in Paris on March 29, 2001 and U.S. officials said they would seek his extradition. Kopp had been wanted for allegedly killing Dr. Barnett Slepian at Slepian's home in Amherst, New York, on October 23, 1998. Slepian, 52, an obstetrician-gynecologist, was shot by a sniper as he stood in the kitchen of his suburban Buffalo home while talking with his wife and one of his four sons. At right is Denise O'Donnell, United States Attorney for the Western District at the Buffalo, New York FBI offices. Man at center is Assistant Special Agent in charge Stanley Borgia.