Tag Archives: Richard Matt

State News
July 3, 2015

23-day manhunt finally ends

Prison escapees found near the Canadian boarder

By Polly Lynn

Convicted murders David Sweat and Richard Matt had planned to drive to Mexico after successfully escaping from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, N.Y., more than three weeks ago. However, they had to improvise after…

Govs. Shumlin and Cuomo urge vigilance
Local News
June 17, 2015

Govs. Shumlin and Cuomo urge vigilance

Richard Matt, David Sweat

Manhunt continues for upstate N.Y. escapees; intensifies in Vermont

On June 10, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin urged residents of their states to remain vigilant as the manhunt continues for two escapees from the…