(SNews) – Ted Kaczynski, known as the Unabomber, was found dead in his prison cell Saturday morning, according to a Federal Bureau of Prisons spokesperson. He was 81.
Kaczynski was locked up in a supermax prison in Colorado but was moved to a medical facility in North Carolina in December 2021 over failing health.
Ted dodged authorities for nearly 20 years sparking a massive search with hefty rewards. He is the most prolific bomber in American history. The explosives he killed three people and injured dozens more.
Kaczynski was arrested in 1996 after media outlets published his manifesto and his brother got suspicious and told authorities to check him out.
Kaczynski was serving life without the possibility of parole following his 1996 arrest at the primitive cabin in western Montana.
He pleaded guilty to setting 16 explosions that killed three people and injured 23 others in various parts of the country between 1978 and 1995.