Joyce Mitchell’s plea deal has struck a nerve with the lawmakers who represent the North Country in the state legislature.
The woman accused of smuggling tools to the pair of inmates who escaped from Clinton Correctional has plead guilty to a pair of charges related to the escape.
The woman accused of smuggling tools to the pair of inmates who escaped from Clinton Correctional last month will appear in court next week.
David Sweat was released on Sunday from Albany Medical Center and moved to Five Points Correctional, where he has been placed on suicide watch.
Just one day after a dozen prison staffers were placed on administrative leave, the state has announced a new superintendent and a number of policy changes.
Three high-ranking officials at Clinton Correctional, including the superintendent, have been suspended alongside nine security staffers, the state announced on Tuesday.
Gene Palmer, the guard arrested in connection with the inmate escape from maximum security prison earlier this month, has waived his right to a felony hearing.
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.
Authorities continued their search Saturday for the lone surviving escaped convict on Saturday, expanding their search to a 22 square mile area south of Malone.
While searchers detected movement as they searched for a killer, it was a cough that sealed Richard Matt’s fate. He never even got to fire a shot, nor did he say a word, before his death.
Police have shot and killed escaped murderer Richard Matt and are close to closing in on David Sweat
The temporary attorney for the guard who has been arrested in connection with the escape has cryptically alluded to a “true story” coming out once the case makes its way through the courts,
Gun-owners disagree with official's take on cabins and weapons
Following speculation that David Sweat and Richard Matt may have found a shotgun from a hunting cabin, some weapons owners call the scenario unlikely.
CO's attorney: 'I'm shocked by charges'
Clinton Correctional Facility officer Gene Palmer has officially been charged in connection with the escape of two inmates for the maximum security prison almost three weeks ago.
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