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Prunepicker
12-18-2013, 11:40 AM
From The BBC (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25426914)
British criminal Ronnie Biggs, who took part in the 1963 Great Train
Robbery, has died aged 84, his spokeswoman has confirmed.

Biggs was part of the gang which escaped with 2.6m from the Glasgow
to London mail train on 8 August 1963.

He was given a 30-year sentence but escaped from Wandsworth prison
in 1965.