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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...

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...

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...

Broad Search Underway for Escaped Murder Convict
Escaped Murderer
Spotted on Camera
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Escaped Murderer Spotted on Camera

Danelo Cavalcante, who fled county jail in Pennsylvania, also is wanted in Brazil

(Newser) - The murderer who fled a Pennsylvania jail last week was spotted around 12:30am Saturday on a residential surveillance camera around a mile and a half from Chester County Prison, from which he escaped Thursday, CBS News reports. Roads in the area were blocked off to anyone other than residents...

Police Kill Suspect Sought in Georgia Mass Shooting

Two officers are injured in confrontation

(Newser) - A suspect sought in the killings of four people in Georgia was shot to death Sunday, law enforcement officials said, in an encounter that left a sheriff's deputy and a police officer injured. A Henry County sheriff's spokesperson said Andre Longmore was killed in nearby Clayton County, the...

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...

'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...

Texas Governor Slammed for Tweets After Mass Shooting

Gregg Abbott labels victims 'illegal immigrants'; reward for suspected gunman jumps to $80K

(Newser) - On Saturday, Texas authorities had an idea where the suspect in a mass shooting that killed five Friday night might have been hiding out. By Sunday, that inkling had vanished. "We do not know where he is. We do not have any tips on where he may be,"...

Fugitive in Texas Killings 'Could Be Anywhere'

Searchers pick up, lose trail of man sought in shooting deaths of five people

(Newser) - Law enforcement officials searching for the suspect in the fatal shooting of five people in a Texas home were able to track his cellphone until that stopped working Saturday evening. Authorities said they believe Francisco Oropeza, 38, has left the Cleveland, Texas, area, where his neighbors were shot to death...

Shooting Leaves One Officer Dead, Another Injured

Police are in a standoff with alleged suspect at a home near Hermann, Missouri

(Newser) - A Missouri police officer has been killed and a second officer is badly wounded after a shooting at a small-town convenience store. The shooting about 9:30pm Sunday killed Detective Sgt. Mason Griffith of the Hermann Police Department, per the AP . The second officer, 31-year-old Adam Sullentrup, was in serious...

Cops: Torture Suspect Killed 2 Men While on the Run

Benjamin Foster left 'brutal scene' at home north of Grants Pass, police say

(Newser) - The torture suspect who shot himself after he was cornered by police Tuesday night was also a murder suspect, police say. Officials said Wednesday that they believe Benjamin Obadiah Foster beat Richard Lee Barron Jr., 73, and Donald Owen Griffith, 64, to death at a home in a rural area...

Police: On-the-Lam Torture Suspect Is Dead

Benjamin Obadiah Foster, 36, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, per Oregon cops

(Newser) - Police on Tuesday said the case of a man wanted in Oregon for a violent kidnapping case had been "resolved." Now, an update: Benjamin Obadiah Foster is dead. A Grants Pass Police Department rep tells KTVL that the 36-year-old suspect died after being taken to the hospital with...

Cops: Torture Suspect Is Using Chilling Way to Avoid Capture
Cops: Standoff With
Torture Suspect 'Resolved'
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Cops: Standoff With Torture Suspect 'Resolved'

Oregon police say Benjamin Foster has been taken into custody

(Newser) - A standoff on Tuesday involving a man suspected in a violent kidnapping in Oregon who was barricaded underneath a home has been “resolved,” police said, per the AP . Grants Pass Police Lt. Jeff Hattersley told KTVL-TV Tuesday evening that Benjamin Obadiah Foster, 36, was underneath the house in...

Cops 'Laser-Focused' in Felon Manhunt in New Torture Case

Oregon cops are searching for Benjamin Obadiah Foster, suspected of holding woman captive

(Newser) - Police in southern Oregon were searching Thursday for a man accused of torturing a woman he held captive, less than two years after he was convicted in Nevada of keeping another woman in captivity for weeks before the victim managed to escape. Grants Pass Police Chief Warren Hensman said in...

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