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US manhunt over after second escaped NY inmate captured

Jun 29, 2015 - 7:54 AM

David Sweat s capture wraps up a huge manhunt that saw hundreds of law enforcement officers working around the clock after Sweat and Richard Matt busted out on June 6

DAVID SWEAT. Photo from the New York State Poilice

NY escaped convict killed by police as manhunt continues for second

Jun 27, 2015 - 9:22 AM

2nd UPDATE Before his escape from prison Richard Matt had been serving a sentence of 25 years to life for the 1997 kidnapping and dismembering of his former boss in a 27 hour ordeal

'MOST WANTED.' A law enforcement officer shoots and kills Richard Matt, one of the escapees from the maximum security Clinton Correctional Facility. New York State Police/Handout

US prison break manhunt shifts, DNA reportedly found

Jun 22, 2015 - 10:54 PM

US police shift a manhunt for two escaped killers once again as DNA evidence was reportedly found in a cabin 17 days after they busted out of a New York jail

FUGITIVES. New York State Police handout composite image released 17 June 2015 showing possible appearance changes in convicted murderers David Sweat (L) and Richard Matt (R) who escaped from the maximum security Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York, USA, 06 June 2015. Photo by the New York State Police / EPA

'Possible sightings' in US hunt for escaped killers

Jun 21, 2015 - 6:58 AM

After two sightings police are expanding the hunt which appears to be closing in on the two killers

FUGITIVES. New York State Police handout composite image released 17 June 2015 showing possible appearance changes in convicted murderers David Sweat (L) and Richard Matt (R) who escaped from the maximum security Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York, USA, 06 June 2015. Photo by New York State Police/EPA

Escaped New York convicts added to 'most-wanted' list

Jun 19, 2015 - 9:27 AM

The Marshals Service is offering a reward of up to 25 000 for information leading directly to the apprehension of either man

FUGITIVES. New York State Police handout composite image released 17 June 2015 showing possible appearance changes in convicted murderers David Sweat (L) and Richard Matt (R) who escaped from the maximum security Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York, USA, 06 June 2015. Photo by New York State Police/EPA

US woman pleads not guilty to helping killers escape

Jun 13, 2015 - 3:39 PM

The manhunt for convicted killers Richard Matt and David Sweat slips into an 8th day

WANTED. New York State Police handout composite image showing convicted murderers David Sweat (L) and Richard Matt (R) who escaped from the maximum security Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York, USA on June 6, 2015. Photo from the New York State Police/Handout/EPA

US manhunt for jailbreak killers expands to 4th day

Jun 09, 2015 - 11:48 AM

Police backed by sniffer dogs and helicopters have scoured the area setting up roadblocks and alerting officials on the Mexican and Canadian borders but there has been no trace of the two men

WANTED. New York State Police handout composite image showing convicted murderers David Sweat (L) and Richard Matt (R) who escaped from the maximum security Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York, USA, June 6, 2015. New York State Police/Handout/EPA

Manhunt on for two convicted killers after New York escape

Jun 08, 2015 - 8:27 AM

Richard Matt 48 and David Sweat 34 pull off the worthy of a movie breakout from the all male Clinton Correctional Facility in the small town of Dannemora

WANTED. New York State Police handout composite image showing convicted murderers David Sweat (L) and Richard Matt (R) who escaped from the maximum security Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York, USA, June 6, 2015. New York State Police/Handout/EPA