Source confirms prison escapee Richard Matt shot and killed by law enforcement officers

Richard Matt, one of two New York prison escapees, has been shot and killed by law enforcement officers, a law enforcement source confirmed to Fox News.

He reportedly was killed in a remote area of Franklin County, N.Y. not far from two hunting cabins where he and fellow escapee David Sweat had taken refuge.

There was no immediate word on the whereabouts of Sweat.

This is a developing story. We will continue to update with more information as soon as we get it.



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