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Escape from Clinton Correctional Facility

Convicted murderers Richard Matt and David Sweat escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility near the Canadian border on June 6, 2015. A prison worker, Joyce Mitchell, has been charged with helping the two escape by providing them tools, and Clinton correction officer Gene Palmer was charged after officials said he gave the two prisoners the frozen meat that Mitchell used to hide those tools. Matt was shot and killed by a Border Patrol agent in a wooded area about 30 miles from the prison on June 26, 2015, authorities said.

Law enforcement officials, seen in a vehicle's mirror,
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Law enforcement officials, seen in a vehicle's mirror, stand guard on Studley Hill Road in Duane, N.Y., where the search for convicted murderer David Sweat continues on June 27, 2015. The other escapee, convicted murderer Richard Matt, was shot and killed by a border patrol agent about 30 miles from the Clinton Correctional Facility on June 26.

A correction officer holds a gun at a
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A correction officer holds a gun at a roadblock on June 27, 2015, in Malone, N.Y. The shooting death of escaped killer Richard Matt re-energized the three-week hunt for David Sweat, a second escaped murderer, as helicopters, search dogs and hundreds of law enforcement officers converged on a wooded area 30 miles from Clinton Correctional Facility.

A Department of Corrections officer mans a roadblock
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A Department of Corrections officer mans a roadblock near the scene where escaped convict Richard Matt was shot and killed by law enforcement officers who had been hunting for him and fellow escapee David Sweat on Friday, June 26, 2015, in Malone, N.Y.

New York State Police Superintendent Joseph D'Amico, left,
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New York State Police Superintendent Joseph D'Amico, left, and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo speak to the media on Friday, June 26, 2015, in Malone, N.Y. Escaped convict Richard Matt was shot and killed in the woods in Malone Friday, authorities said.

New York State corrections officers search for escaped
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New York State corrections officers search for escaped convicts Richard Matt and David Sweat Friday, June 26, 2015, along State Route 30 in Constable, N.Y. before Matt was shot and killed in the woods south of Lake Titus in Malone.

New York State officers search for convicted murderers
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New York State officers search for convicted murderers Richard Matt and David Sweat, Friday, June 26, 2015, in Malone, N.Y.

New York State officers stand guard near the
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New York State officers stand guard near the site where Richard Matt, one of two convicted murderers who escaped from an upstate maximum-security prison, was shot, on Friday, June 26, 2015, in upstate Malone.

New York State corrections officers gather at the
Photo Credit: AP / The Watertown Daily Times / Jason Hunter

New York State corrections officers gather at the edge of the forest along County Route 41 in Malone N.Y., on Friday, June 26, 2015.

New York State corrections officers march down Sugarbush
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New York State corrections officers march down Sugarbush Road in upstate Malone during a search for two escaped prisoners from Clinton Correctional Facility on Wednesday, June 24, 2015.

A State Police officer stands guard on Studley
Photo Credit: AP / Mary Altaffer

A State Police officer stands guard on Studley Hill Road near the site where one of two convicted murderers that escaped from an upstate maximum-security prison, Richard Matt, was shot, Friday, June 26, 2015, in Malone, N.Y.

Officers search around a home as the manhunt
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Officers search around a home as the manhunt for convicted murderers Richard Matt and David Sweat continues on Friday, June 26, 2015, in Chasm Falls, N.Y.

Suspended Clinton Correctional Facility guard Gene Palmer is
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Suspended Clinton Correctional Facility guard Gene Palmer is escorted from Plattsburgh Town Court on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Palmer is believed to have delivered tools inside frozen meat to two Clinton Correctional Facility inmates, Richard Matt and David Sweat, before they escaped on June 6.

Joyce Mitchell in court

Joyce Mitchell, the prison tailor accused of helping
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Joyce Mitchell, the prison tailor accused of helping two inmates escape the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, appears Monday, June 15, 2015, in Plattsburgh City Court with her lawyer Steven Johnston.

Officers gather to look for escapees

Corrections officers gather at an area near Clinton
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Corrections officers gather at an area near Clinton Correctional Facility before resuming the search for two escaped prisoners on Monday, June 15, 2015, in Dannemora.

Clinton Correctional Facility

Clinton Correctional Facility is seen in the distance
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Clinton Correctional Facility is seen in the distance on Sunday, June 14, 2015, from Saranac.

Roadblocks in Saranac

Department of Corrections officers work a roadblock on
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Department of Corrections officers work a roadblock on June 13, 2015 in Saranac.

K-9 searches for escapees

A New York State Trooper hoists his K-9
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A New York State Trooper hoists his K-9 Buckley, while searching for two escaped prisoners on Friday, June 12, 2015, in Dannemora.

Clinton Correctional Facility

The Clinton Correctional Facility on June 13, 2015
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The Clinton Correctional Facility on June 13, 2015 in Dannemora, N.Y.

Wanted poster of 2 escapees

A wanted poster is displayed in the window
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A wanted poster is displayed in the window of a State Police officer's car near Dannemora on Friday, June 12, 2015.

Cuomo visits the scene

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is shown
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New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is shown the escape path used by two convicted murderers who from the Clinton Correctional Facility June 6, 2014 in Dannemora.

Cuomo traces escapees' steps

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is shown
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New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is shown the escape path used by two convicted murderers to flee from the Clinton Correctional Facility June 6, 2014 in Dannemora.

Escapees cut steel pipes

A photo from the New York State governor's
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A photo from the New York State governor's office shows where two convicted murderers used power tools to cut through steel pipes at the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora. Prison worker Joyce Mitchell tearfully pleaded guilty on July 28, 2015, to charges of aiding the prisoners by smuggling hacksaw blades and other tools to them.

Richard Matt and David Sweat

In this photo provided by the New York

In this photo provided by the New York State Police, convicted murderers David Sweat, left, and Richard Matt are seen.

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