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‘Mountain Man’ burglar requests new attorney

Posted at 6:43 PM, Jun 05, 2013

MANTI, Utah — Utah’s so-called “Mountain Man” burglar was in court Wednesday to ask for a new attorney.

Troy James Knapp appeared in a Manti court and told the judge he isn’t happy with his lawyer and wants a new one.

Knapp was wanted for more than six years for a string of cabin burglaries across several counties in southern and central Utah. He was caught in April near Ferron Reservoir in Sanpete County.