Escaped New York Inmate Richard Matt Shot & Killed By Police (Photos)


PHOTO: Undated photos released by the New York State Police show Richard Matt, who escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora.

Escaped convicted murderer Richard Matt was shot and killed by authorities in upstate New York today, according to officials, 20 days after he made an elaborate escape from prison.

Matt was shot and killed by a border patrol SWAT team at about 3:45 p.m. in Elephant’s Head, New York, about 20 miles south of the Canadian border and just 50 miles away from Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, NY after he was spotted by a law enforcement officer walking in the woods.

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