- The convicted killer who escaped from a Pennsylvania prison two weeks ago is in custody, the state's police announced Wednesday. “Our nightmare is finally over,” said Chester County District Attorney Deb Ryan.
- Tactical teams used heat-seeking technology to find and surround Danilo Cavalcante, and a police dog ultimately subdued him when he tried to flee, authorities said.
- The inmate's escape on August 31 prompted a massive manhunt involving hundreds of officers and put the rural community of Pocopson Township on edge.
- Cavalcante, who was convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend in a brutal 2021 stabbing, will serve his life sentence at a state correctional facility, according to police. Cavalcante is also wanted in an earlier homicide case in his native Brazil.
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