Female Prison Worker Questioned in Escape of Convicted Murderers Richard Matt & David Sweat from Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, NY
WAS IT AN INSIDE JOB?
ABC News is reporting that a female prison worker is being question by police in conjunction with the prison escape over the weekend by two convicted murderers. The unnamed woman, who is said not to be a prison guard, was interrogated Sunday as a possible accomplice to the prison break. The NY Post reports, that the female worker may have been wooed by one of the escaped cons. She has since been removed from her post. Richard Matt and David Sweat remain at large as the manhunt continues for the two convicted murderers. 48 year old Richard Matt and 34 year old David Sweat escaped from the maximum security Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, NY near the Canadian border. There currently is a $100,000 reward for their capture.
A female prison worker was questioned by police and removed from her post after two convicted murderers escaped from a maximum security prison in New York, a source close to the investigation told ABC News.
Richard Matt and David Sweat remain on the run after escaping Saturday from Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, about 20 miles south of the Canadian border.
New York State is offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to their apprehension and arrest, a step that Gov. Andrew Cuomo called “appropriate.”
“These are dangerous men,” Cuomo said, adding that they are “capable of committing grave crimes once again.
David Sweat (left) – Richard Matt (right)