So remember the modern day DB Cooper wannabe Marcus Schrenker? You know, accused of financial fraud, lept out of his plane with a parachute, found later trying to commit suicide in a tent with a map of campgrounds and notes on what his distress call should say? Turns out, he isn’t detail oriented enough to pull off something like that:
Schrenker told “GMA” that there would be too much planning involved in faking his own death.
“Let’s step back and think about what someone would have to do if they wanted to fake their own death,” Schrenker said in a jailhouse telephone interview with “Good Morning America’s” Chris Cuomo. “They would have to establish a new identity. They would have to have a well-funded bank account, a place where they would live. And I did nothing like that.”
Schrenker, 38, said that he’d survived an actual accident Jan. 11 by parachuting to safety after his plane hit turbulence and the oxygen system began to fail.