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‘I believe he is in hell...where he deserves to be’

Wayne Schimpf believes his brother, Richard Matt, went straight to hell when he was shot and killed Friday in the Adirondacks. "For almost 20 years, there hasn't been a day when I have not been afraid that he was coming to get me," Schimpf says.

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