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Richard Matt (right) has been shot and killed by police.

Jun 26, 2015 4:43 PM

NY prison escapee shot, killed by police; second on the run

LAKE TITUS, N.Y. - Law enforcement authorities shot and killed Richard Matt, one of the two convicted murder escapees from the maximum security prison in Clinton, N.Y., according to reports.

The other escapee, David Sweat, is on the run and being pursued by police, officials there confirmed.

Earlier Friday, authorities confirmed that Matt's DNA had been found inside a cabin in Malone, N.Y., about 10 miles away from where Matt was shot.

According to one report, the two escapees were trying to carjack a vehicle when law enforcement came upon them and the shooting ensued.

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