LOS ANGELES (AP) _ The payout of a $1.2 million reward offered in the hunt for rogue ex-cop Christopher Dorner could turn into a fight before anyone sees a penny.
A couple who was tied up in their condominium by the fugitive and a camp caretaker he carjacked shortly afterward have laid claim to the prize, and others could be in line for much of the money that authorities hope to dole out by mid-April.
Both parties claim they provided the key tip that ultimately led Dorner to hole up in a vacant mountain cabin where he apparently took his own life after a shootout with police. He killed four people, including two police officers, during his rampage across
While crime rewards often drive tipsters underground to protect their identity, the Dorner reward has had the opposite effect.
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