Paranoid survivalist sought in Montana manhunt


LOLO — Former militia leader David Burgert has found a perfect location to carry on his private battle with law enforcement officers: a remote corner of the Rocky Mountains on the Montana-Idaho border that is heavily forested and lightly populated.

The hunt for Burgert, 47, moved into its fourth day Wednesday with no sign of the practiced survivalist whose mother said he slipped into paranoia after repeated run-ins with Montana law enforcement.

Court documents and interviews with law enforcement officials painted a picture of a well-armed "bully" who became convinced a decade ago that a...

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