Judith Yates is an Award-winning true crime author and criminologist. She has been employed in law enforcement for over 35 years. She discusses her books and why she thinks former prison seamstress Joyce Mitchell helped two convicts escape a NY state prison last June causing an international manhunt.
Former prison seamstress Joyce Mitchell who helped two convicted murderers escape a New York prison has pled guilty to “ . . . bringing contraband into the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, a felony, and to criminal facilitation, a misdemeanor, in a deal that spares her from more serious charges.”
On Friday June 26th prison escapee Richard “Matt was shot and killed by a Customs and Border Protection SWAT team in the town of Elephant’s Head [NY] Friday afternoon after failing to respond to an order to raise his hands.. . .The search for the men intensified in the area after Bob Willett, a cabin owner, called authorities after noticing items missing and out of place.