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1988 LDS Stake Center Bomber Expresses Remorse

1988 LDS Stake Center Bomber Expresses Remorse



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Andrew Adams, KSL Newsradio He's doing time for his role in the bombing of an LDS stake center and a deadly shootout with police. Now Addam Swapp is expressing remorse.

Addam Swapp: "I'm a totally different person."

Addam Swapp tells a Utah parole board member he was wrong, he's sorry and he wants to be Christ-like. But in grainy audio obtained by the Deseret Morning News he says the law played a role in the 1988 standoff that left one officer dead.

Swapp said that if police had apologized for killing family patriarch John Singer in 1979, it would have prevented the shootout between him and police.

Addam Swapp: "If they would have just said that they were sorry, it would have been like throwing cold water on a fire."

Swapp is currently serving out his 15-year sentence for manslaughter in Arizona. The parole board is expected to decide what to do with Swapp in the next month.

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