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Dartmouth: FBI Says Buried Body is Fugitive Accused in Police Chief Slaying

Dartmouth: FBI Says Buried Body is Fugitive Accused in Police Chief Slayingā€¯

The remains removed from behind a North Dartmouth, Massachusetts home on Thursday have been identified as those of Donald Eugene Webb, the man wanted for killing a Pennsylvania police chief almost 40 years ago.

"For nearly 37 years, the family of Chief Adams, and the citizens of Saxonburg have been awaiting news of Donald Eugene Webb's whereabouts".

Lillian Webb - the ex-wife of Donald Eugene Webb - told authorities her former husband was buried behind a shed in her backyard, according to Thomas King - the lawyer for Adams' widow, Mary Ann Jones.

The truth was revealed Friday as authorities confirmed that human remains found Thursday in a four-foot grave in Lillian Webb's backyard were those of Donald Eugene Webb.

Boston 25 News first told you last month about the Federal Bureau of Investigation recently getting a tip about a secret room inside Lillian Webb's house.

There's a sense of closure for the tightknit community as it learned the remains of the fugitive suspected of killing Adams were recovered outside Boston. Webb has been a fugitive since Adams was shot.

The FBI renewed their efforts to find Webb just last month by releasing never-before-seen photos and offering a $100,000 reward for anyone with information about his whereabouts.

He is believed to have died approximately 17 years ago but investigators wouldn't confirm how.

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Investigators believe Adams shot Webb in the leg before he sped away from the deadly traffic stop December 4, 1980.

The filing named Webb's wife, Lillian, and her son, Stanley.

"She never gave a thought to me and my family".

Lillian Webb finally led police to the body in exchange for immunity.

"No. No. The man got away with murder", Adams Jones said.

The FBI, Bristol County District Attorney's office, Pennsylvania State Police and officials from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner assisted Massachusetts State Police in the investigation. He was added to the list on May 4, 1981, and removed from it on March 31, 2007.

Saxonburg police Chief Joe Beachem and Mayor Bill Gillespie were driving back to Saxonburg from Lillian Webb's home in MA as the news of the remains being identified came in. He was also the only fugitive in the United States wanted for the murder of a police chief.

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