Friday, September 29, 2023

US police warn that a murderer sentenced to life in prison has escaped and is armed

He escaped from Chester County Jail on August 31 after being convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend in front of his children in 2021.

The United States Police He has been looking for the Brazilian in a suburb of Philadelphia for more than ten days Danelo Cavalcante a murderer who has escaped from prison and, as he has warned in recent hours, is armed.

Cavalcante, 34, escaped from prison on August 31 Chester County, in the state of Pennsylvania (East), triggering an intensive hunt involving hundreds of agents, helicopters, drones and sniffer dogs, but for the moment they have not been able to find out his whereabouts.

The man was Sentenced to life imprisonment in mid-August for the murder of his ex-girlfriend In 2021 in front of his children, although according to the police he is also wanted for murder in Brazil.

The Pennsylvania police say they are searching the community of South Coventry, fifty kilometers northwest of Philadelphia.

Cavalcante in one of the published photos with his most recent appearance. Pennsylvania State Police

“Cavalcante carries a weapon. Residents in the area are encouraged to do so.” Keep exterior doors and windows closed and stay inside,” it said on Facebook.

Police have also increased the reward for information on the fugitive from $20,000 to $25,000 and are asking neighbors to check their surveillance cameras.

On Sunday, police reported that Cavalcante had changed his appearance and no longer sported the dark beard and mustache seen in his original “Wanted” poster.

Authorities have released four photos of him, all apparently taken with a door-mounted camera while he was standing or sitting on the porch of a home.

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