08/10/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Stephen Clancy Hill Dead: Former U Of Maryland Student Dies After Police Standoff

In 1998, an economics major threatened to dismember his MATH 111 instructor. Then he went to prison. Then he became a porn actor in California. Then he killed a co-star with a samurai sword. Then, on the run from police last week, he fell off a cliff.

Former university student Stephen Clancy Hill spent hours Saturday on a rock outcropping outside Los Angeles in a standoff with police threatening to kill himself with a sword after spending several days on the run as a murder suspect. He then fell or jumped to his death when police finally tried to capture him, according to the Los Angeles Times.

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