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Escaped Maine Inmate Found After Dayslong Manhunt



    Escaped Maine Inmate Found After Dayslong Manhunt
    Dover-Foxcroft Police Dept.

    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.

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    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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