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APNewsBreak: Policy changes after Kan. jail escape

tma_sierrahills Wrote: Apr 18, 2012 11:58 PM
"A convicted murderer and another inmate remained at large Wednesday night after escaping" A murderer escaping from prison should automatically trigger a retroactive death penalty. It is a cry for help, and the death penalty will humanely end his lack of adjustment to incarceration.

Kansas officials are rethinking a decision to house prison inmates in a county jail and have moved all of them back to a state facility after four escaped, including a convicted murderer, the state Department of Corrections said Thursday.

The remaining 18 prison inmates who were held in the Ottawa County Jail have been returned to the state prison in Ellsworth, department spokesman Jeremy Barclay told The Associated Press. Overcrowding at Ellsworth had led the department to transfer inmates in January to the county jail.

The escape of four state inmates Wednesday morning from the jail in Minneapolis, a small town about 120...

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