MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A jury is set to hear opening statements in the trial of an anti-government survivalist who’s accused of killing a Pennsylvania police trooper and injuring a second in a 2014 ambush at their barracks.

Eric Frein could face a death sentence if he’s convicted in the sneak attack in northeastern Pennsylvania that killed Cpl. Bryon Dickson II and critically wounded Trooper Alex Douglass.

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Frein led police on a 48-day manhunt in the Pocono Mountains before his capture by U.S. marshals.

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Authorities say he confessed to the ambush, calling Dickson’s slaying an assassination meant to “wake people up.” Frein also spoke of wanting to start a revolution in a letter that prosecutors say he wrote to his parents.

Frein has pleaded not guilty.

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