- A fugitive from Georgia was finally arrested in another state after going missing for six years
- Christopher Timberline violated his probation after the attempted murder of his girlfriend which he served time for
- The man was arrested in Oklahoma City after weeks of investigation and will be extradited to Georgia to face charges
A fugitive has finally been apprehended after being on the run for years and even faking his own death.
Christopher Timberline from Georgia was wanted out of Bibb County near Macon, US, after violating his probation for a case back in 2015.
According to WSB-TV, Christopher was on probation after the attempted murder of his girlfriend which he was convicted and served time.
He violated his probation, faked his death and disappeared until last week when he was arrested in Oklahoma City.
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Police said this was after weeks of investigation, and now he is expected to be extradited to Georgia to face charges.
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At his graduation ceremony in Atlanta, the man threw $5000 (R68 680) cash in the air and continued doing so despite authority trying to stop him. His flagrant disobedience got him arrested and detained by the police. A video of the act has since gone viral on Twitter.
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