Richard Matt

Prison Break Report
The New York State Inspector General’s Office is faulting the Clinton Correctional Facility for “chronic complacency and systematic failures” that allowed two killers to escape.
Prison Workers Suspended
A dozen Clinton Correctional Facility employees have been placed on administrative leave in the aftermath of the escape of David Sweat and Richard Matt.
The state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision announced the action Tuesday morning...
Captured Escapee David Sweat Talking to Police
Former Broome County resident David Sweat is said to be speaking with police after his capture following his escape from a maximum-security state prison.
Sweat was shot by a state trooper near the Canadian border Sunday afternoon, more than three weeks after he and Richard Matt broke out of the Clint…
Search Enters Third Week
Police looking for David Sweat and Richard Matt stopped thousands of vehicles and searched wooded areas of Allegany County over the weekend but turned up no sign of the prison escapees.
The search focused on an area of Interstate 86 near Friendship and Amity after a woman told authorities Saturday af…
New Photos Released
As law enforcement officers continue to search for prison escapees David Sweat and Richard Matt, police have released "progression photos" of what they may look like after several days.
New York State Police investigators hope the new images will assist in efforts to locate the men.…
Farms and Fields Searched
Law enforcement officers were looking for signs of two Clinton Correctional Facility escapees in farms and fields about 40 miles south of the prison.
State police were being assisted by other agencies Tuesday afternoon in Willsboro in Essex County after two suspicious people reportedly were seen in t…
Manhunt Continues
Law enforcement agencies in the Binghamton area are keeping an eye out for David Sweat and Richard Matt, the convicted killers who escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility.
Broome County Sheriff David Harder said police have been interviewing "all possible people" who may have any inf…