Richard Jewell Getting Married
Sep. 15, 2000
ATLANTA (AP) _ Where to find a mate? Richard Jewell can recommend drug raids.
The man wrongly suspected in the bombing at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics said on NBC's ``Today'' show that he is getting married to a woman he met on the job as a police officer, at a raid.
``She kind of hung around afterwards, so I kind of thought she might like me. It was cold that night, so I gave her my jacket to wear,'' Jewell said Wednesday.
Jewell, a security guard during the Olympics, now works as a police officer in Jefferson, 52 miles northeast of Atlanta. He did not disclose his fiancee's name.