Unabomber moved to medical facility from prison — Analysis
‘Unabomber’ Ted Kaczynski, who is currently serving eight life sentences, has been transferred to a federal medical center in North Carolina, the US prison authorities have announced.
“Theodore John Kaczynski is in the custody of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) at the Federal Medical Center (FMC) Butner,”The BOP made the statement in a Thursday statement.
Kaczynski was moved to a medical facility on December 14, the agency added, without expanding on the 79-year-old’s condition.
FMC Butner is located northeast of Durham in Granville County and currently houses 771 people with various medical conditions.
This facility can provide services for patients in surgery, oncology and neurodiagnostics.
Kaczynski, who pleaded guilty to the sending of 16 bombs via mail between 1978-1995 and causing three deaths and 23 injuries in different parts of the US, was held at maximum security prison in 1998.
The FBI nicknamed him the ‘Unabomber’ because his early targets were universities and airlines.
Kaczynski noted in his journals that he “had fantasies of killing the kind of people”He loathed all government officials and police officers as well as computer scientists. “the rowdy type of college students.”
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