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US manhunt: Police shoot and kill Richard Matt

One of two escaped murderers has been killed by police, after almost three weeks on the run from authorities in New York.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said Richard Matt, 49, was shot dead in woodlands near Malone, a town near the Canadian border.

A search for David Sweat is continuing in the area. Police say he is dangerous and warned the public not to approach him.

  • 27 Jun 2015
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