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US convict escape: Prison worker appears in court

A female prison worker has appeared in court in New York state, charged with helping two convicted murderers escape from a high-security prison last weekend.

Joyce Mitchell is accused of providing the inmates with equipment to help them break out.

Richard Matt and David Sweat escaped a week ago using power tools to cut through their cell walls at the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora.

Elaine Jung reports.

  • 13 Jun 2015
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