David Sweat is now releasing details in custody regarding he and Richard Matt’s foiled plans after their escape from the Clinton Correctional Facility.
After being shot and taken into custody two miles south of the Canadian border. Sweat is now telling Police he and Matt had plans to head in the opposite direction.
Joyce Mitchell, the woman who helped the men break out of the prison, was supposed to meet them outside in a getaway vehicle to take them to Mexico. When she got cold feet and didn’t show, the men improvised and led police on a three-week manhunt that led to Matt’s death and Sweat’s eventual capture.