Prison Worker Arrested For Allegedly Aiding Jailbreak
Joyce Mitchell, the prison worker who authorities say smuggled tools and a cellphone to convicts Richard Matt and David Sweat, was arrested Friday.By Evan Thomas | June 12, 2015
A prison worker was arrested Friday after she admitted to assisting in a high-profile escape from a prison in upstate New York.
New York State Police representative Charles E. Guess told reporters, "Our interviews with Joyce Mitchell have been fruitful and productive. We've decided to charge her tonight and move on with other aspects of the investigation."
The Clinton County District Attorney says prison worker Joyce Mitchell reportedly admitted to providing tools and cell phone access to escaped convicts Richard Matt and David Sweat. (Video via CNN)