(Daily Beast) Richard Matt has been shot and killed by law enforcement, knowledgeable law-enforcement sources tell The Daily Beast. Fellow escapee and convicted murderer David Sweat is reportedly on the run.
Matt was shot in the vicinity of Lake Titus, New York—an area that has been intensely searched by authorities in recent days. Lake Titus is approximately 10 miles west of Owl’s Head, where police said the had found evidence that Matt and Sweat had broken into a cabin this week.
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