Twin brother of trooper killed in Oklahoma gunbattle with prison escapees speaks out
Col. Mike Grimes is the twin brother of Lt. Pat Grimes, one of three state troopers killed during a shoot-out with prison escapees Claude Dennis and Michael Lancaster in 1978. Mike Grimes talks about the shooting and how the ambush changed the way the agency conducts manhunts.
BY TIFFANY GIBSON •
Published: December 11, 2011
Former Oklahoma Highway Patrol Col. Mike Grimes has been on many prison escapee manhunts over the years, but he still has trouble reliving one in particular — the 1978 pursuit that ended in the death of his twin brother, Lt. Pat Grimes.
Pat Grimes, 36,...
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