How to escape a maximum security prison

Convicted killers David Sweat and Richard Matt successfully carried out the first-ever escape from maximum security at New York’s Clinton Correctional Facility in the wee hours of June 5-6. Authorities don’t know how long they prepared for the complicated breakout, where they got the tools or who may have helped them.


Sources: New York office of the governor, New York State Police, New York State Commission of Correction, village of Dannemora, 2009 image source: Pictometry International | The Washington Post June 8, 2015
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