Convicted killer Danelo Cavalcante managed to escape from Chester County Prison using a daring method, and despite efforts by law enforcement, he remains on the run.
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A convicted killer named Danelo Cavalcante managed to escape from Chester County Prison using a really daring method. He squeezed himself between two walls and climbed upwards with his body horizontal. Then, he maneuvered through razor wire to reach the roof of a building. The prison officials even released a video of Cavalcante’s audacious breakout. They handed over the case to the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office for investigation. This escape method was similar to one used by another inmate in May, but this time, the corrections officer in the observation tower failed to notice Cavalcante’s disappearance. It took almost 45 minutes for them to realize he was gone during an inmate count, which gave Cavalcante a head starts in his escape.
The Pennsylvania State Police confirmed sightings of Cavalcante near residential areas in Pennsbury Township and East Marlborough Township. Even though there were hundreds of law enforcement officers surrounding him, Cavalcante managed to stay outside the established perimeter in southern Chester County.
The prison authorities are working on making security measures stronger. They plan to enclose the exercise yard, install more security cameras, and change the positions of officers in the outdoor yards.
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The investigation into Cavalcante’s escape is looking into the human element as a factor, since the razor wire installation didn’t prevent his escape. The prison officials are conducting an internal investigation to find out why the officer in the tower didn’t notice Cavalcante’s absence. Meanwhile, Cavalcante, who was found guilty of murdering his girlfriend, is still on the run. He had stabbed her more than 30 times after she threatened to report his involvement in a homicide in Brazil.
State Police Lt. Col. George Bivens believes that the ongoing manhunt is taking a toll on Cavalcante, as he faces difficult living conditions without shelter or regular access to food. Authorities suspect that Cavalcante’s goal is to head south, but they haven’t given specific details about where he might be going. The search perimeter has been expanded, causing closures of nearby attractions and disruptions to school districts. Despite being seen near the prison multiple times, Cavalcante has managed to avoid capture. The police have released his description and increased the reward for any information that leads to his arrest.
As the search continues, the authorities are urging anyone with information about Cavalcante’s whereabouts to contact them immediately. The manhunt has been challenging, with one police dog even being hospitalized due to the heat. Cavalcante hasn’t significantly changed his appearance since his escape and he speaks Portuguese and Spanish. The community is advised to stay alert, keep their doors and windows locked, and regularly check their security cam cameras.