By Fox 40 Staff. Could a plea deal be in the works for David Sweat? According to the Watertown Daily Times the escaped killer's lawyer says he is negotiating with Clinton County's District Attorney on a deal.
Sweat is already serving a life sentence for killing Broome County Sheriff's Deputy Kevin Tarsia in 2002. Sweat is charged with escaping from the Clinton Correctional Facility on June 6th along with Richard Matt. Matt was shot and killed on June 26th. Sweat was shot and captured two days later. Sweat is currently in the Five Points Correctional Facility in Romulus.