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Cuomo Begins State Investigation on Prison Escape

By Fox 40 Staff.
Governor Cuomo has directed the state's Inspector General to investigate the escape of Richard Matt and David Sweat from the Clinton Correctional Facility.

Catherine Leahy Scott will recommend potential reforms after working with an outside expert to look into prison design, operations, and security. According to Cuomo's office, the Inspector General will work with law enforcement to make sure her investigation has no impact on the active manhunt for Matt and Sweat.