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Smokestack climber arrested on suspicion of trespassing

Monday, July 14, 2008 | 6:30 p.m. CDT; updated 7:19 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

The woman who climbed a smokestack at the MU power plant early Thursday morning was arrested Monday on suspicion of first-degree trespassing, MU police Capt. Brian Weimer said. Amy Hill, 23, of Columbia, climbed more than 300 feet and spent more than four hours on the smokestack, including sleeping for several hours.

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