Remaining prison escapee David Sweat was shot by a state trooper and taken into custody on Sunday. Authorities are keen for answers.
Richard Matt died from severe skull fractures and brain injuries after three gunshots to the head, according to his autopsy report.
Gene Palmer, an officer at Clinton Correctional who was suspended last week, was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the escape of two inmates earlier this month.
Plattsburgh City Police, along with the Adirondack Drug Task Force, executed an arrest warrant at 64 Margaret St. after discovering an active methamphetamine lab at that location.
Corrections officer on administrative leave
Sixteen days into the search for the escaped convicts, evidence gathered by investigators indicates the two may have spent time in Owls Head, N.Y.
Authorities are now chasing a “significant” lead in Franklin County near the Owl’s Head and Mountain View area following a possible sighting of the pair of escaped killers.
Authorities are mobilizing in Allegany County following a possible sighting of the pair of murderers who escaped from Clinton Correctional earlier this month.
Reports that Joyce Mitchell conspired to kill her husband are true, Clinton County District Attorney Andrew Wylie said on Wednesday.
Joyce Mitchell may face additional charges as the investigation into last week’s prison escape continues, said authorities following the prison staffer’s arraignment this morning.
According to a criminal complaint, Joyce Mitchell “knowingly and unlawfully” brought contraband and tools to Richard Matt and David Sweat “on or about” May 1.
State police have made the first arrest in correction with the escape of a pair of inmates from the Clinton Correctional Facility nearly one week ago.
The pair of escaped killers who escaped from a maximum security prison last weekend may have slipped into Vermont, said officials on Wednesday.
Hundreds of law enforcement officials poured into the countryside this morning in an effort to root out the escaped killers, who remain at large.
A massive manhurt for the pair of escaped killers is underway in Essex, a rural farming community about an hour south of the Clinton Correctional Facility.
As the manhunt for escaped Clinton Correctional Facility convicts David Sweat and Richard Matt entered the second day, the state has offered a $100,000 reward for their capture.