Prison Worker Arrested In Connecting With Prison Escape in New York

A worker at an upstate New York maximum-security prison has been arrested.
State police said she has been charged with helping two convicted killers escape.
Fifty-one-year-old Joyce Mitchell will be arraigned on the felony charge of first-degree promoting prison contraband and misdemeanor count of fourth-degree criminal facilitation..
Authorities added that Mitchell is accused of befriending inmates David Sweat and Richard Matt at the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora and giving them contraband.
District Attorney Andrew Wylie would not elaborate on the charges or evidence.



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