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Joyce Mitchell plays central role in prison escape

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Joyce Mitchell is accused of helping Richard Matt and David Sweat break out of the Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York.

An employee leaves the Clinton Correctional Facility, Wednesday, June 17, 2015 in Dannemora, N.Y. Search teams are back in the woods of northern New York looking for two convicted murderers who broke out of the maximum-security prison a week and a half ago. More than 800 law enforcement officers are in the 12th day of searching for David Sweat and Richard Matt. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Former Attica superintendent: Clinton escape ‘the perfect storm’

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Accountability started when nearly a dozen corrections officers and deputies were suspended, and the prison’s top two brass resigned.

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Remembering the manhunt: Friendship, one month later

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State Police armed with rifles searched every vehicle passing through town on Interstate 86; but they weren’t the only ones armed.