Escaped Maine Inmate Found After Dayslong Manhunt

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A Maine prison inmate who led officials on a days-long manhunt was captured Tuesday.

Arnold Nash, 65, escaped from Mountain View Correctional Facility in Charleston, Maine on Thursday. He was last seen at 8:20 p.m. near the prison’s minimum security unit before his disappearance.

The suspect was found by a Piscataquis County Deputy at 6:45 a.m. walking on the side of Bangor Road, near the prison facility. He was taken to the Piscataquis County Jail.

Nash was arrested for robbery and murder. He began serving a 45-year sentence on May 29, 1992 and was set to be released in 2019.

He escaped from prison two other times, according to officials. His first escape was when he was in his 20s and his second in 1981, when he led police on a 22-day manhunt.

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