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Richard Matt Killed, Police Pursuing David Sweat. Sister Says, "Turn Yourself In."

Fox News has confirmed that Richard Matt one of two New York prison escapees, was shot and killed by law enforcement officers this afternoon.

He reportedly was killed in a remote area of Franklin County, NY
not far from two hunting cabins where he and fellow escapee David Sweat reportedly had taken refuge. New York State Police say the shooting happened at 3:45.

There was no immediate word on the whereabouts of Sweat. His sister Anna told Fox 40 Sweat should turn himself in. Fox News has confirmed police are pursuing him, reportedly on foot. The Buffalo News, quoting a source, reported canine units had a "strong track" on Sweat.

Sweat killed Broome County Sheriff's Deputy Kevin Tarsia in 2002. The location where Matt was shot is about 40 miles west of the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, where the pair staged a brazen breakout June 6. Since then they had eluded a massive manhunt involving 1,100 law enforcement personnel. Earlier Friday New York State Police say they believed the pair may have been trying to make their way to Canada.