Two Life Sentences for Rudolph in Plea Deal

Abortion clinic bombing survivor Emily Lyons spoke to the media.

Abortion clinic bombing survivor Emily Lyons spoke to the media on the day her attacker, serial bomber Eric Rudolph, was sentenced in Birmingham, Ala. Reuters hide caption

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Eric Rudolph is sentenced to life in prison for the 1998 bombing of an Alabama abortion clinic, which killed a police officer and wounded a nurse. Rudolph, who eluded capture for several years, said in court that he has no regrets.

In a plea deal, Rudolph also admitted bombing the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, a clinic and a gay bar in Atlanta in 1997. Those attacks resulted in one death and scores of injuries. Rudolph is scheduled to be sentenced for those crimes in August.



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