For more than 50 years, a Boston man kept a secret that not even his family knew until just before his death last May.
Ted Conrad was a fugitive wanted in one of the biggest bank robberies in Cleveland's history.
And he had spent most of his life using the name Thomas Randele, a name he created six months after the heist in 1969.
The U.S. Marshals Service is now piecing together how he managed to create a new life while evading authorities.
His stunned friends in Boston say he was a devoted family man and one of the nicest and most honorable people they'd ever known.
According to the Associated Press, before he died of cancer, Conrad made a deathbed confession, coming clean to his wife and daughter, who had no idea what he had done.
The AP reported that a day after he turned 21, Conrad robbed the bank that he worked with, stealing $215,000 from the vault, a haul worth $1.6 million today.