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Murder Suspect Has Been on the Run for a Week
Murder Suspect
Recaptured
in Minnesota
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Murder Suspect Recaptured in Minnesota

Kevin Mason was on the run for 2 weeks

(Newser) - A murder suspect accidentally released from a detention center in Indiana has been recaptured in Minnesota, the state where there were three warrants out for his arrest. The Marion County Sheriff's Office in Indiana said Kevin Mason was recaptured in St. Paul on Wednesday after two weeks on the...

Fugitive Planned Carjacking, Escape to Canada
Key to Fugitive's Survival:
a Watermelon Farm
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Key to Fugitive's Survival: a Watermelon Farm

Danelo Cavalcante eluded capture for two weeks in Pennsylvania, allegedly planned a carjacking

(Newser) - So how did escaped prison inmate Danelo Cavalcante survive for two weeks in the woods of Pennsylvania? Authorities have revealed more details about Cavalcante's time on the lam—and his plans to stay free—before his capture on Wednesday .
  • Watermelon: Cavalcante lucked out by stumbling upon a watermelon farm
...

Photo of Cops With Recaptured Killer Slammed as 'Inhumane'

Controversy arises over pic taken in Pennsylvania after Danelo Cavalcante was back in custody

(Newser) - A group photo of about two dozen officers in tactical gear posing with escaped murderer Danelo Cavalcante minutes after his capture on Wednesday in southeastern Pennsylvania drew criticism from policing reform advocates and some members of the public. The moment of the photo was captured by a KYW-TV television news...

How Prison Escapee Danelo Cavalcante Was Captured

Thermal heat technology, a US Border Patrol dog were key

(Newser) - The hunt for escaped murderer Danelo Cavalcante in Pennsylvania came to a close on Wednesday morning, with Chester County authorities announcing his capture in a broadcast radio call made at 8:18am. "I'm proud to announce the subject is in custody. Repeating, subject is in custody," said...

Escaped Murderer's 'Training Was His Suffering,' Says Mom

She insists her son is not a danger to the public

(Newser) - As the manhunt for escaped murderer Danelo Cavalcante continues in Pennsylvania, his mother, in her first interview since he fled Chester County Prison on August 31, says the 34-year-old has been essentially training for survival his entire life. "His training was his suffering," Iracema Cavalcante tells the New ...

Escaped Murderer Has Now Armed Himself

As of early Tuesday, police said they were in active pursuit

(Newser) - Convicted murderer Danelo Cavalcante escaped from Pennsylvania's Chester County Prison on August 31, and despite multiple sightings , he still has not been recaptured. On Monday afternoon, police said there was no longer a defined search area for the manhunt, though Cavalcante was still believed to be in the county,...

Escaped Murderer Went to the Homes of His Former Co-Workers

And is now miles outside the original search area

(Newser) - Escaped murderer Danelo Cavalcante showed up at the homes of two of his former colleagues Saturday night, police say. The convicted killer, who escaped from Pennsylvania's Chester County Prison on August 31, first went to the East Pikeland Township home of someone he worked with several years ago, the...

Prison Escapee Now Has 'Changed Appearance'

Pennsylvania police released updated photos of Danelo Cavalcante

(Newser) - An escaped murderer on the run for more than a week in southeast Pennsylvania has been spotted with what police called "a changed appearance," per the AP . Pennsylvania State Police said in a statement on Sunday that Danelo Cavalcante was seen overnight near Phoenixville in northern Chester County....

Terror Suspect's 75-Hour Jailbreak Has Ended

Daniel Khalife, who broke out of London prison on Wednesday, was nabbed in west end of city

(Newser) - Daniel Abed Khalife has been found. Local police say the 21-year-old terror suspect, who'd escaped from London's Wandsworth prison on Wednesday by apparently strapping himself to the bottom of a food delivery van, was arrested in the Chiswick section of the city around 11am local time on Saturday,...

UK Hunts Terror Suspect Who Fled Prison in Chef's Uniform
Witness Reports Seeing
Escaped UK Suspect
updated

Witness Reports Seeing Escaped UK Suspect

Police search London park after report of man crawling out from under van

(Newser) - Police are concentrating their search for an escaped terror suspect in southwest London, after receiving a report that Daniel Khalife was spotted in the area. One account of his prison escape had him getting away Wednesday by holding onto the bottom of a delivery van; a witness said a man...

With the Man Who Killed Her Sister on the Loose, She's Terrified

Sister of prison escapee's victim speaks out

(Newser) - It's been more than a week since Danelo Cavalcante escaped from a Pennsylvania prison , and the family of the woman he murdered is "terrified," says the Chester County district attorney. "They do have protection, and they are terrified. They haven't left their home," DA...

Murderer Used 'Crab Walk' to Escape Pennsylvania Prison

Search for Danelo Cavalcante enters 8th day

(Newser) - Thursday marks one week since convicted murderer Danelo Cavalcante escaped from a Pennsylvania prison, and the search continues in Chester County, about 25 miles west of Philadelphia. The reward for information leading to his capture has been increased to $20,000. On Wednesday, officials detailed how exactly the 34-year-old, who...

'Even While I Was in the House, I Would Have My Doors Locked'

Danelo Cavalcante still has not been found in Pennsylvania

(Newser) - The search for escaped murderer Danelo Cavalcante entered its seventh day Wednesday, with the community around the Chester County Prison, from which he escaped Thursday, on high alert. A Pennsylvania State Police lieutenant said that if his home were around the search area, "even while I was in the...

Cops Hunting Escaped Killer Play Message From His Mom

Authorities are still searching for Danelo Cavalcante in Pennsylvania

(Newser) - As authorities continue to search for escaped murderer Danelo Cavalcante in Pennsylvania, a message from his mom is being broadcast from helicopters and patrol cars. An officer with the US Marshals Office explains the message was recorded "in the hopes that perhaps, as desperate as he is, maybe he...

Killer Escapes Days After Getting Life Sentence

Danelo Cavalcante is 'extremely dangerous,' Pennsylvania authorities say

(Newser) - An inmate described as "extremely dangerous" escaped from a prison in Pennsylvania less than 10 days after he was sentenced to life without parole for the April 2021 murder of his ex-girlfriend. Authorities say Danelo Cavalcante, 34, escaped from the Chester County Prison in suburban Philadelphia Thursday morning, the...

'This Guy Is Very, Very Good at Fooling People'

Allen Todd May, 58, who escaped from Colorado prison in late 2018, is captured in Fort Lauderdale

(Newser) - A career fraudster who escaped from a federal prison in Colorado nearly five years ago was captured this week while moving into a $1.5 million house near the ocean on Florida's Gold Coast, federal officials said Friday. Federal marshals arrested Allen Todd May, 58, at the house in...

Cops: We Found Escaped Inmate's Survival Cache

Murder suspect and survivalist Michael Burham thought to still be in woods near Warren, Pa.

(Newser) - Authorities believe they've found a hidden stash of supplies used by Michael Burham, a murder, kidnapping, burglary, and arson suspect who escaped from a Pennsylvania jail a week ago. A bag containing food, clothes, and "other materials that someone might need if they were trying to exist in...

Escaped Inmate, a Survivalist, Remains on the Run
Escaped Inmate, a Survivalist,
Remains on the Run
the rundown

Escaped Inmate, a Survivalist, Remains on the Run

Michael Burham at large on East Coast, and there's a second escaped inmate on the West Coast

(Newser) - Two manhunts for escaped prisoners were underway Monday on opposite sides of the country. Michael Burham, 34, escaped from the Warren County Jail in Pennsylvania on Thursday, while Eric Abril, 35, slipped away from a California hospital while under armed guard on Sunday. Both inmates have violent criminal records. Coverage:...

'Please Call 911 Immediately If He Is Spotted'

Authorities say 'dangerous' homicide suspect Michael Burham broke out of Pennsylvania prison

(Newser) - Authorities were searching Saturday for an inmate described by police as "very dangerous" who escaped from a jail in northwestern Pennsylvania using bedsheets, officials said. Michael Burham was last seen wearing a blue denim coat from the Warren County Prison, white and orange pants, and orange shoes, Warren police...

Escapee's Surprise Plea Comes With an Apology
Inmate Who Escaped
With Help Gets Life Term
updated

Inmate Who Escaped With Help Gets Life Term

Casey White says he won't drag Alabama jail officer's name 'through the dirt'

(Newser) - An Alabama prisoner who escaped with the help of a jail officer—who later killed herself as the manhunt for them was ending—received a life sentence on Thursday. Casey White told the courtroom that he felt like the most hated man in the world but that he wouldn't...

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