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Man who escaped custody in 2013 recaptured

Published:Wednesday | January 20, 2016 | 11:58 AM

A police/military operation in Carwina district, Westmoreland yesterday resulted in the capture of an alleged murderer who escaped custody in 2013.

He has been identified as Andre Knight of Corletts Road, St Catherine.

The police say 27-year-old Bryan Jones and 25-year-old Judy-Ann Bennett were also picked up during the operation and charged for perverting the course of justice.

Reports from the Spanish Town Police are that yesterday morning lawmen were on operation when a premises was searched and all three were arrested.

Knight was facing charges for a double murder when he escaped from the Spanish Town lock-up on April 12, 2013.

Jones and Bennett are to appear in the Savanna-la-Mar Resident Magistrates Court on January 26.